Pdraft rules for regulating mobile applications published kthe Italian Cyber Security Administration. The document provides performing security audit of applications that are able to influence public opinion and “participate in the mobilization of society”.
In accordance with the new requirements, the owners of applications and platforms must abide by the Constitution and the laws of the Celestial Empire, “adhere to the right political course” and also “promote the basic socialist values,” he said. RBC.
The document states that the annexes should not be used to “create a threat to national security, disrupt public order, legal rights or the interests of others”.
The Chinese Cyber Security Administration will also test mobile applications for “hidden data security risks”. If violations are found, the owners of the applications will be notified or the operation of the applications will be suspended.
Earlier this week, it was announced that Chinese companies planning to register abroad would undergo cybersecurity audits from mid-February. This applies to companies and platforms that process data from more than 1 million users.
This move is dictated by national security concerns, as user data sets may be “maliciously used by other governments” after being listed.