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China Cybersecurity Law

Cybersecurity policy development

Guiding Opinions on MLPS and CIIO

New Cybersecurity policy development – Implementation of China’s Cyber Security Law is accelerating:
On 22 September, the Ministry of Public Security released new “Guiding Opinions” to kick-off regulation on the Multi-Layered Protection Scheme (MLPS) 2.0 and Critical Information Infrastructure Operators (CIIO). This increases pressure on companies operating information networks in China to ensure compliance with MLPS 2.0 and CIIO rules.

Read our analysis of the document here:
Cybersecurity Update

Cybersecurity has become of vital concern for Chinese regulators and a challenge for companies operating in China. Starting with the Cybersecurity Law of 2017, many companies in China are obliged to comply with a rapidly changing and complex cybersecurity regulation framework. Many new regulations and standards are taking effect in 2020 and 2021: from cross-border data transfer and data localization to the Multi-layered Protection Scheme (MLPS) 2.0 and Critical Information Infrastructure Operators (CIIO).

Sinolytics provides core expertise on this topic and advises on corporate Cybersecurity strategy and compliance in China. Read our Cybersecurity Primer to understand the regulatory challenges of the system and get to know how to navigate and prepare in an effective way.

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We help Multi-national corporations and SMEs to:
  • Systematically assess what the Cybersecurity framework requires from your company
  • Evaluate where your company stands regarding the requirements and identify gaps
  • Design strategy and processes to deal with the cybersecurity regulations
  • Continuously monitor the ongoing development of the Cybersecurity framework