Jointly developed by the Government of India and ISAC, a non-profit scientific foundation, the National Security Database (NSD) was conceived after the horrific 2008 Mumbai attacks as a proactive action to Identify the most credible and valuable Information Security professionals in India who work to protect the National Critical Infrastructure and cyber space of the country.
The keynote for NSD will be tentatively addressed by Shri. Sachin Pilot
, Hon.Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. The Inaugural note will be addressed by Shri. Alok Vijayant, Director, NTRO (National Technical Research Organization), Government of India. The NTRO is India’s sole Technical Intelligence (TECHINT) agency. The organization develops technology capabilities in data gathering and processing, cyber security, cryptology systems
, strategic hardware and software development and strategic monitoring.
WHAT IS NSD?
National Security Database is a verified list of credible and trustworthy Information security experts who work to protect the National Critical Infrastructure and cyber space of the country. The database also acts as a security clearance credit for accessing and operating on information for higher positions in the industry.A non-profit project of ISAC, supported by the Government of India, NSD empaneling for an Information Security Professional not only helps in gaining higher credibility but also makes it easier to both the Industry and the Government to identify professionals who can be trusted with protecting sensitive data.
Checkout http://nsd.org.in for more details