Tag: Cybersecurity

Getting prepared for the first Personal Information Protection Law in China

Big data analytics for many companies is crucial to identify personal consumption characteristics and increase sales. However, many consumers may oppose such practice since companies can mishandle personal information.   The Personal Information Protection Law of the People's Republic ("PIPL") takes effect from 1 November 2021 and is the first law to address misuse of personal…

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Nuova data policy in Cina a tutela dei diritti e della sicurezza nazionale

Data Policy: in Cina si cambia. Dal 1° di settembre entrerà in vigore la “Legge sulla sicurezza dei dati della Repubblica Popolare Cinese”. Ad approvare quella che nel linguaggio comune viene già indicata con l’acronimo LSD è stato, il 10 giugno di quest’anno, il Comitato permanente del 13° Congresso Nazionale del Popolo, principale organo legislativo…

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Are you prepared for the Data Security Law effective from 1 September 2021?

On 10 June 2021, the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress adopted the Data Security Law of the People's Republic of China ("Data Security Law") effective from 1 September 2021. The Law establishes an overarching framework to regulate data handling and management accordingly with national sovereignty, security, and development interests. Under the Data…

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Don’t get caught with your guard down — global data protection is a serious matter for foreign-invested businesses operating in China

In global business, the obligation to protect valuable data is paramount for enterprises.  This month marks the third anniversary of the Cybersecurity Law of the People's Republic of China (CSL). Equally, last month was the second anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR). Since the implementation of these measures, enforcement of both has continued…

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Cybersecurity: protection of personal data

Last year, the Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (CSL) came into effect from 1 June 2017. CSL brought about national standards for cybersecurity protection, specifying security measures for network operators and providers of network goods and services. Key aspects of the law were highlighted previously on this blog, of which you can…

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