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Ecovis Tech-Tips: Data Protection Through Encryption

Data encryption, what is it exactly and how does it work? Can businesses protect themselves from data breaches or cyber attacks using encryption mechanisms? In this edition of Ecovis Tech Tips, we will provide answers regarding this topic… Data En...

Ecovis Tech-Tips: Cloud Computing

But what kind of cloud system is right for your business? What kinds of risks are connected to Cloud Computing? These are the questions we seek to answer today in this edition of ECOVIS Tech-Tips. Always Online with Your Own Cloud To get things ...

IoT in China: Opportunities and Risks for German SMEs

Legal framework of the Internet of Things (IoT) The State Security Law (SSL) and the Internet Security Law (ISL) restrict commercial use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in China. Article 2 of the SSL protects not only the territo...

Fines and Controls: Implementation of the GDPR

Do you remember the flood of E-Mails in your inbox in May 2018 that drew your attention to the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation? More than half a year has passed since then, and for many the GDPR issue has receded into the b...

Webinar: Final Call for China’s Cybersecurity Law Compliance

Final Call for China's Cybersecurity Law Compliance  December 2018 marks the end of the transition period for the Chinese Cybersecurity Law (CSL).  That means the period of grace for international companies in China regarding CSL compliance will soo...
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Which Sanctions Can Be Imposed For Violating The New Chinese Cyber Security Law

At the end of 2018, the grace period for implementing the new Chinese Cybersecurity regulations will expire. ECOVIS Beijing explains which sanctions can be imposed for violations. At the end of 2018, the grace period for implementing the new Chine...
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Data Security in China

The cybersecurity law came into force on 1 June 2017, and since then regulates the operation, maintenance and use of the Internet in China. On 1 May 2018, new standards will come into force and further clarify the data protection rules of the Cyber S...

China internet authorities issue new rules for online groups & platforms

On Thursday the 7th September 2017, Chinese Internet authorities published new rules for the management of group chats. From now on, the owner and the manager of a group chat bear the whole responsibility for the content within the community. Whic...
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New Cybersecurity Regulations to Begin on June 1st

New cybersecurity regulations, passed November of last year, will be taking effect on 1 June 2017. According to the new regulations, “internet service providers cannot collect user information that is irrelevant to the services, and they should handl...

New Draft Introduces Security Review for Cross-Border Data Exports

On 11 April 2017, China’s Cyberspace Administration (CAC) published the draft of a new regulation called Measures for the Security Review of Cross-Border Transfers of Individual and Important Data (chin. 个人信息和重要数据出境安全评估办法). The draft is based on t...