China issues draft regulation on the security of critical information infrastructure

China releases new rules on the protection of China's critical information infrastructure which will potentially affect the companies which operate a critical information infrastructure or conduct business on these infrastructures.

This article first appeared in Cyber Security Practitioner September 2017.

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released a draft Regulation on Security Protection for Critical Information Infrastructure (the CII Regulation), which aims to provide elaborated rules on protection of China’s critical information infrastructure (CII). The CII Regulation, if adopted in its current form, would significantly affect the companies which operate CII or conduct business on a CII.

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