A rapid development of China Cyber Security Law

Preface: Data allows organizations to more effectively determine the cause of problems. Data allows organizations to visualize relationships between what is happening in different locations, departments, and systems.

Background: Perhaps of the Big Data powerful functions. On July 3, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) published the draft Data Security Law (Draft Law) for public comment through August 16, 2020.

Reference: Data Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (Draft) 中华人民共和国数据安全法(草案) http://www.ahwx.gov.cn/zcfg/gfxwj/202007/t20200708_4629245.html

Even though the public comment period has passed. But let’s review the history of development: The Cyber security Law of the People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国网络安全法) was adopted at the 24th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on November 7, 2016, and is hereby promulgated as of June 1, 2017 Implement.

Reference: The Cyber security Law of the People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国网络安全法) http://www.cac.gov.cn/2016-11/07/c_1119867116_3.htm

In accordance with the “National Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国国家安全法)” and the “Network Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国网络安全法)”, formulate cyber security review measures. The new cyber security review measures will take effect on June 1, 2020. The “Network Product and Service Security Review Measures (Trial) (网络产品和服务安全审查办法(试行))” was repealed simultaneously. If you want to learn more about the “China Cybersecurity Review Measures (网络安全审查办法)”. Please read the following URL:

http://www.cac.gov.cn/2020-04/27/c_1589535450769077.htm

The Network Security Law of the People’s Republic of China has been implemented for more than two years. Maybe you have query? Refer to attached diagram. As far as we know, the National Security Law and Cyber security Law has defined its own review system. In the moment, Data Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (Draft) looks that do not have relevant information provided. Do you think Data Security Law will be integrated into the existing review structure?

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