12 departments jointly release cybersecurity review measures

On April 27, 2020, 12 departments, including the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), the Ministry of Public Security, jointly released theCybersecurity Review Measures(“Measures”), which will come into force on 1 June 2020.

On April 27, 2020, 12 departments, including the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), the Ministry of Public Security, jointly released theCybersecurity Review Measures (“Measures”), which will come into force on 1 June 2020.

TheMeasures on Security Examination for Online Products and Services (Trial Implementation) effective on 1 June 2017 shall be repealed simultaneously. Based on theState Security Law and theCybersecurity Law, the Measures stipulates the security review mechanism for the critical information infrastructure operator (“CIIO”) to purchase network products and services.

Before purchasing, the CIIO shall predict the possibility of national security risks when products and services are put into use. If they affect or are likely to affect national security, the CIIO shall apply for the cybersecurity review in advance. The Measures specifies the subject of notification, the competent departments, the notification materials required, the content and process of security review, as well as the consequences and responsibilities of violations.

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

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/05/10/12-departments-jointly-release-cybersecurity-review-measures/.

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