China’s draft data security law submitted for NPC review

China’s draft data security law was submitted today for the first review at the 20th meeting of the 13th NPC Standing Committee.

China’s draft data security law was submitted today for the first review at the 20th meeting of the 13th NPC Standing Committee.

The main contents of the draft include the following:

First, it should establish various basic systems for data security protection management in accordance with the requirements of the overall national security concept, and enhance the national data security assurance capabilities.

Second, it should insist on equal emphasis on security and development, improve the level of data security governance and data development and utilization, and promote the development of the digital economy with data as a key element.

Third, it should base on the reality of data security work, implement the security protection obligations and responsibilities of the subjects in data activities, and earnestly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens and organizations.

Fourth, it should adapt to the needs of the development of e-government, establish a system of government data security management and open utilization rules, and vigorously promote the opening and development of government data resources.

Data security has become a major issue related to national security and economic and social development. The formulation of a data security law was included in the legislative plan and annual legislative work plan of the 13th NPC Standing Committee.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/06/28/china-s-draft-data-security-law-submitted-for-npc-review/.

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