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Interconnected world requires enhanced cyber security

Cyber security has always been an important issue since the internet began to enter people’s lives, and it is even more so now, as the world becomes increasingly connected to form a global cyberspace. In cyberspace, internet users leave their digital footprints that contain personal information. If this falls into the wrong hands through a […]

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China adopts cybersecurity law to protect national security, citizens’ rights

China’s top legislature on Monday adopted a cybersecurity law to safeguard sovereignty on cyberspace, national security and the rights of citizens. The government will take measures to “monitor, defend and handle cybersecurity risks and threats originating from within the country or overseas sources, protecting key information infrastructure from attack,intrusion, disturbance and damage,” the law states. […]

China cybersecurity law likely to harm foreign firms operating on mainland, says Asia finance body chief

The chief of one of Asia’s most prominent financial trade bodies said on Tuesday new cybersecurity legislation in China could make it harder for foreign companies operating in the country to manage risk as threats increasingly span across borders. Mark Austen, chief executive of the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, told a forum […]

Foreign hackers in China’s sights with proposed changes to cyber law

Beijing has proposed a revised internet law to punish foreigners who hack Chinese websites as it steps up its campaign against cyberattacks it blames on the West. Although it was hard for governments to identify those behind cybercrimes, the move paved the way for China to take legal action against other states, analysts said. The […]

China adopts new cybersecurity law

The Shanghaiist coverage of China’s new cyber security law: In yet another move to crack down on anti-government sentiment in society, the Standing Committee of China’s top legislature passed a revised cybersecurity law on Monday that has once again generated controversy worldwide. The third and final draft of this law emerged at end of the […]

China’s new cyber security laws will ‘lock out’ businesses

Business and human rights groups have raised concerns about new legislation just passed by China’s parliament that is aimed at countering growing threats such as hacking and terrorism. The new cyber security law, which will take effect in June 2017, is an “objective need” of China as a major internet power, a leading government official […]

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2016 Cybersecurity Law

 2016 Cybersecurity Law Title: 中华人民共和国网络安全法 Promulgating Entities: Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Reference number: 主席令12届第53号 Promulgation Date: 2016-11-7 Expiration date: Link to Original Text in Chinese: http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/2016-11/07/content_2001605.htm   Chapter I: General Provisions Chapter II: Support and Promotion of Network Security Chapter III: Network Operations Security Section 1: General Provisions Section 2: Operations Security for […]

China adopts cyber security law in face of overseas opposition

China adopted a controversial cyber security law on Monday to counter what Beijing says are growing threats such as hacking and terrorism, but the law triggered concerns among foreign business and rights groups. The legislation, passed by China’s largely rubber-stamp parliament and set to take effect in June 2017, is an “objective need” of China […]

China Voice: Finger pointing futile in China-U.S. cyber security co-op

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) — Cybercrime: A much-debated subject between the world’s two largest economies. The thorny issue of cyber security has held China-U.S. ties back from reaching their full potential. The seemingly-constant war of words has featured much mud slinging from the United States, which has thrown about accusations of China-sponsored online espionage and […]

US Cyber Command’s Veiled Threat: China ‘Vulnerable’ in Cyberspace

Speaking at this year’s Halifax Security Forum, the head of U.S. Cyber Command, who also is the director of the National Security Agency (NSA), Admiral Michael Rogers, issued a vicious warning to China should it not change its behavior in cyberspace. The U.S. admiral pointed out that China is as vulnerable to cyberattacks as any […]