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China Summary Translation: 'Three Actions to Take to Address Chinese Cybersecurity Law'

Published: 14 April 2017

ID: G00328170

Analyst(s): Jie Zhang


The Chinese government enacted its first cybersecurity law, which will take effect by June 2017. Security and risk management leaders of organizations with operations in China should assess and address the impact of this new law on their businesses.

Table Of Contents



Three Actions to Take to Address Chinese Cybersecurity Law

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Determine Your CII Operator/Provider Status
  • Form a Remediation Team to Address the Immediate Impact
  • Prepare for the Post-Chinese Cybersecurity Law Era

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