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IoT platforms, Internet companies top targets in China's infrastructure security

By Xu Yuan
  • 28 Oct 2021 03:07
  • 28 Oct 2021 03:07
Internet-of-Things applications, cloud-computing platforms and Internet companies in China will be subject to more stringent scrutiny as part of stepped up enforcement efforts related to the security of information infrastructure considered vital to the country’s economic and social life, a senior official said.

China promulgated regulations to protect so-called critical-information infrastructure in September to

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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