(Yicai Global) Sept. 15 -- China is strengthening public cyber security regulations and building a sharing platform to discuss online threats in an effort to safeguard the internet.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued documents on regulations over harmful internet materials that may already exist online, malicious programs, loopholes and security events, state-owned news agency Xinhua reported. The sharing platform will allow the nation to safeguard cyber security together, it added.
Online threats include malicious IP attacks against domain names, emails and programs. They also include loopholes in online services and products and cyber security events, the ministry said. Once spotted, all of these can be put under suspension or eliminated.
The sharing platform will collect, store and analyze threats and issue warnings, it added. Interface specifications are set to align with all regulation platforms across relevant authorities.
The ministry will upgrade safety analyzing policies on risk detection and management, data protection, new technology and new services, and minimize safety loopholes, curb attacks and prevent damage, said Zhao Zhiguo, deputy of the ministry's Cyber Security Administration.