By Wang Rui and Song Yafei  King & Wood Mallesons’ Corporate & Securities group

wangruiCyber security is at the forefront of law review throughout the world and China is no exception.  The state has released a number of regulations and policy documents on cyber security such as Cybersecurity Law (《网络安全法》), Cyberspace Security Strategy (《国家网络空间安全战略》), and Opinions on Strengthening National Cybersecurity Standardization(《关于加强国家网络安全标准化工作的若干意见》), as well as developing technical standards systems to support them. Under the constant threat of cyber security attacks, to further improve the security and control of network products and services and to prevent supply chain security risks at the regulatory level, a cybersecurity review system is like an arrow on a bowstring. [1]

On February 4, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) released a draft of the Measures for the Security Review of Internet Products and Services (《网络产品和服务安全审查办法》) (the “Draft”) [2]through its official website to seek public comment.

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