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China Issues Guidelines on Network Product Security Vulnerability Management

On July 12, China issued the Provisions on Network Product Security Vulnerability Management (《关于印发网络产品安全漏洞管理规定的通知》) (English translation here). The document was jointly issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Cyberspace Administration of China, and the Ministry of Public Security, and will take effect on September 1, 2021. The

China Proposes Expanding and Clarifying Cybersecurity Reviews

On July 11, the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC) issued a draft of the revised version (the Draft) of the Measures on Cybersecurity Review (网络安全审查办法(修订草案征求意见稿)). The revision, once finalized, would serve as the legal basis for the cybersecurity reviews launched recently. The Draft solicits comments, which are due by

China Tightens Data Security Scrutiny on Technology Companies

China has taken a series of actions recently in an effort to tighten scrutiny of the data security practices of domestic technology companies. Most prominently, the Cybersecurity Review Office (CRO) and Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) initiated multiple cybersecurity reviews, including one on Chinese ride-hailing company Didi. These investigations all

Information Security Technology-Security Specification for Network Data Processing (Draft for Public Comments)

On August 31, the National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee issued the Draft of Information Security Technology-Security Specification for Network Data Processing (《信息安全技术 网络数据处理安全规范》 ) for public comments. Comments are due by October 27, 2020. The Draft applies to network operators’ data processing activities, data security management and personal information

China's NPC Releases Draft of Data Security Law

The 20th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress released the full texts of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Data Security 数据安全法(草案)》 for public comments on July 3. Comments are due by August 16, 2020. The Draft has 7

China Releases Final Measures on Cybersecurity Review

On April 27, 2020, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) and eleven other government agencies jointly released the Measures on Cybersecurity Review (Measures) (网络安全审查办法). The Measures take effect on June 1, 2020 The Measures covers facilities that handle large amounts of data, as well as cloud computing services. It is

China Issues Draft Measures on Personal Information Cross-Border Security Review

On June 13, the CAC issued the Personal Information Cross-Border Security Review Measures (Draft) (个人信息出境安全评估办法(征求意见稿)). The Draft has 22 provisions, covering the security review criteria for cross-border transfer of personal information, contracts related to personal information cross-border transfer, legal rights and obligations related to cross-border data transfer, security risk
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