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Indian Outsourcers Push to Boost Data Security

India’s booming software and outsourcing sectors are trying to improve data protection to please increasingly security-conscious clients and to pre-empt protectionist laws, industry officials said on Thursday. Officials of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) told a news conference they will work with customers, regulators and law enforcers to bolster “trustworthy outsourcing” in India. India, where English-speaking workers earn a fraction of their Western counterparts, exported $12.5 billion of software and services in the year to March, up more than 30 percent from the previous year. But protectionist laws have surfaced in some U.S. states to prevent local governments from outsourcing back-office jobs to India, while campaigners in the U.S. presidential election have also spoken of measures to check job losses. Full Story

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