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Cybersecurity in China
12 July 2019 00:00
China enacted its Cybersecurity Law just over two years ago, and the regulatory ecosystem that has emerged as regulations have developed around it is appreciably easier to navigate than it once was. But risks for companies both foreign and domestic remain as those rules are tweaked and as various government agencies clamor to play a role in enforcing them. MLex has compiled a special report highlighting the key issues in Chinese cybersecurity. MLex Correspondent Xu Yuan gives her take on what businesses can expect from China’s increasingly developed cyber-regulatory environment, both now and in the future.
06 January 2020 00:00 by Xu YuanData referred to as "important" under China's data-protection regime, which is subject to scrutiny before being exported, is evaluated against its importance to the country, not its importance to businesses or individuals, a Chinese cybersecurity official said.
08 March 2019 00:00 by Xu YuanCompanies operating in China have so far largely avoided criminal liability for data-related security breaches, despite a deepening police crackdown on such lapses, but the risks associated with data crimes cannot be entirely overlooked, as companies are expected to boost compliance in face of enhanced regulation.