Cybersecurity Law in China

Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht took part as an panelist at the Inter-Chamber seminar focused on Cybersecurity Law in China. The Seminar was hosted at the Regent Hotel Beijing on 31 May 2018. 

Nowadays, all organizations are digital by default. Not only every organization delivers its products and services primarily through digital channels, but all operate with the cultures, technology and processes of the internet era. The World Economic Forum now rates a large-scale breach of cybersecurity as one of the five most serious risks facing the world today. Organizations in China are facing not only more sophisticated attackers, but compliance challenges posed by new and changing regulations.

As the China Cybersecurity Law (CSL) became effective on 1st, June 2017, many multi-national companies operating in China have devoted considerable effort to comply with this newly-released legislation. The Key topics of our first section will cover:

  • Latest development of CSL and relevant regulations
  • What are other companies doing in order to stay compliant with CSL
  • knowledge and experiences in supporting of CSL compliance

The Speackers  from EY introduced also the Global Information Security Survey 2017-18. Based on 1,200 participants' survey around the globle from more than 20 industry sectors, EY GISS investigates the most important cybersecurity issues facing organizations today. EY shared insides how to improve cybersecurity programs. Topics in this section focused on:

  • Confront your cyber threats
  • Understanding the threat landscape
  • Fighting back against the threat
  • Emergency service: responding to an attack

Speaker: Anson Chen (EY), Vincent Guo (EY)

Panelists: Daniel Albrecht (Starke), Samuel Yang (AnJie Law Firm), Marco Gasparroni (Exprivia Group)