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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 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’s foreign minister wants global hacking laws

A Chinese government official has charged governing bodies to devise global hacking rules. Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi told reporters at the National People’s Congress in Beijing a detailed analysis from forensic firm Mandiant of an alleged military-led Chinese cyber espionage operation against more than 100 organisations in the US was an attempt to sully China’s […]