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Chinese tech companies must undergo government cyber review to list overseas

Image: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images China on Tuesday evening confirmed it will increase oversight on how local tech companies operate their platforms both locally and overseas through two new sets of rules. The first set of rules, set to be enforced on February 15, is focused on cybersecurity reviews and will require local tech companies with… Read More »

New cyber laws introduced to protect personal tech from hackers

New laws introduced this week will protect consumers from attacks by hackers on their phones, tablets, smart TVs, fitness trackers and other internet-connectable devices. Manufacturers, importers and distributors of digital tech now need to meet new cyber security standards – with fines for those who fail to comply. The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI)… Read More »

Cyber law protecting personal tech from hackers introduced to parliament

Wednesday 24 November 2021 12:44 pm The Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) introduced a new cyber law to protect people’s personal tech from hackers to parliament today. The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill will allow the government to ban universal default passwords, force firms to be transparent to customers about what… Read More »

New cyber laws to protect people’s personal tech from hackers

Bill to better protect people’s smartphones, TVs, speakers, toys and other digital devices from hackers Will prevent the sale of consumer connectable products in the UK that do not meet baseline security requirements Comes as research shows four in five manufacturers of connectable products do not implement appropriate security measures Includes plans for fines up… Read More »

Tech trade group comes out against Indian cybersecurity law over reporting mandate

A technology trade group that represents Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants has come out against a new directive from the Indian government mandating companies report cybersecurity incidents to CERT-IN within six hours of an incident.  On April 28, the Indian government updated section 70B of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000 to add… Read More »