China’s Draft Cybersecurity Measures Suggest Increased Focus on Data Security

Overview


On 28 May 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China released the “Data Security Management Measures (Draft for Comments)”, containing detailed rules to expand regulations beyond the Cybersecurity Law 2016, which came into effect on 1 June 2017. The Draft Measures mainly focus on protective measures for personal information and important data. Our MWE China Law Partner Carol Sun and Senior Associate Jenny Chen further discuss the implications of these Draft Measures.