Cyber security

This week, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress approved the new Cyber Security Law. The law, which contains 79 articles under eight chapters, is set to take effect in June 2017 and has wide-ranging implications for how companies in China handle personal data and cybersecurity issues. The law applies broadly to entities or individuals that construct, operate, maintain, and use networks within China, as well as those who are responsible for supervising and managing network security.

Read about the far-reaching effects compliance may have on any company that has operations or customers in China.