Cyber Security Law- The China Approach

Cyber Security Law- The China Approach


Cyber Security Law- The China Approach

Cyber security law as a jurisprudence is beginning to gain importance. The Snowden revelations have actually compelled nations to look at legislating frameworks and regimes to address legal, policy and regulatory issues connected with cyber security. Different countries are adopting their own distinctive approaches on legislating various issues concerning cyber security.

On 1st July, 2015, China passed its national legislation on national security. This legislation is also the first Chinese foray in terms of legislative aspects pertaining to cyber security and its protection and preservation. What is this new Chinese cyber security law? What are its essential features? How does the said legislation impact the stakeholders? What are the legal ramifications of this law? What are the various concerns and grey areas pointed out connected with the said law by various thought leaders? These and variety of other issues are sought to be discussed in this eBook. This eBook has been based on English translations of the original Chinese law as are available in the public domain. This eBook would help sensitize the Chinese approach on legislating aspects governing protection and preservation concerning national security including cyber security. This eBook would further give insight on how the new Chinese cyber security law aims to break new ground and provide for more expansive concept and interpretation of national security and preserving cyberspace sovereignty.

This eBook is authored by Pavan Duggal (,, Asia’s and India’s foremost expert on Cyberlaw and Mobile Law, who has been acknowledged as one of the top four cyber lawyers of the world.

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