[ZDNet] China’s personal data protection law kicks in today

Passed in August, the Personal Information Protection Law takes effect on November 1, spelling out rules around data collection, use, and storage, as well as what international companies must do when they transfer data out of the country.

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[TheRecord] As China creates a new narrative for a great society, it is starting by ‘purifying’ its world online

China’s cyberspace watchdog added to the litany of regulations it has been producing since the summer, by announcing new details about a three-year campaign to manage the nation’s algorithms.  The rules focus on tech companies’ recommendation algorithms and include, among other things, the requirement that tech companies sign up for a new registration system and […]

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[ZDNet] One big ransomware threat just disappeared. Now another one has jumped up to fill the gap

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REvil was one of the most high-profile forms of ransomware – now it’s gone dark, cyber criminals are turning elsewhere. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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