MIIT Enforces the Cybersecurity Law in Telecom and Internet Sectors

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has been actively enforcing the Cybersecurity Law (CSL) in recent months, and last week initiated comprehensive cybersecurity inspection work in the telecom and internet sectors for the first time since the CSL took effect.
The stated objective of the inspection isto check companies’ compliance with the CSL, the Administrative Measures for Security Protection of Communication Networks, the Administrative Regulations on Protection of Personal Information of Telecommunications and Internet Users, and the standards of China’s telecom and Internet security protection system.