China Cracks Down on Foreign Firms Over Cyber Security, FT Says

Operating in China? Get ready for even higher levels of scrutiny…:

[…] The tightening of China’s so-called multilevel protection scheme is set to broaden government oversight of areas including the mobile internet, the internet of things, big data and industrial security, according to the documents, the newspaper said.

At least two foreign companies dealing with consumer data in China are already under investigation for possible cyber-security violations, the newspaper said, citing risk-management firm Control Risks. The names of the companies weren’t disclosed. […]

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