India to set up data security watchdog

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 1:38 AM EST

India's National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) is setting up a watchdog organization that will focus on the introduction and monitoring of best data security and privacy practices in the country's IT services, call center and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.

"We are planning a self-regulatory organization (SRO) that will be initially set up by Nasscom, but will operate independently with an independent chief executive officer and board," said Sunil Mehta, vice president of Nasscom in Delhi.

At InfoWorld.

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