With the integration of information technology and human production and life, the rapid growth and mass accumulation of various types of data have had a significant and profound impact on economic development and people’s lives. Data security has become a major issue related to national security and economic and social development. The Party Central Committee attaches great importance to this and has made a series of arrangements to strengthen data security and promote digital development. In accordance with the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the implementation of the overall national security concept, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress actively promotes data security legislation. After three deliberations, on June 10, 2021, the 29th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress passed the Data Security Law. This law is a fundamental law in the field of data and an important law in the field of national security, and will be implemented on September 1, 2021.
The formulation of a data security law is an inevitable requirement for safeguarding national security. Data is a national basic strategic resource, and there is no national security without data security. The Data Security Law implements the overall national security concept, focuses on potential risks in the field of data security, strengthens the overall coordination of national data security work, and establishes the basics of data classification and hierarchical management, data security review, data security risk assessment, monitoring and early warning, and emergency response. system. Through the establishment and improvement of various systems and measures, the national data security capability will be enhanced, the national security risks and challenges in the non-traditional field of data will be effectively addressed, and national sovereignty, security and development interests will be effectively safeguarded.
The formulation of a data security law is an objective need to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the people. The digital economy has provided a lot of convenience for the production and life of the people. At the same time, the owners of various types of data are more diverse, and the processing activities are more complicated. The problem of some enterprises and institutions ignoring data security protection and using data to infringe the legitimate rights and interests of the people is also very prominent. reflect strongly. The Data Security Law clarifies the obligations and responsibilities of relevant entities to carry out data activities in accordance with laws and regulations, establish and improve data security management systems, strengthen risk monitoring, and promptly handle data security incidents. The people get more happiness and security in the digital development.
The formulation of a data security law is an important measure to promote the healthy development of the digital economy. In recent years, my country has continuously promoted the construction of a network power, digital China, and a smart society. The digital economy with data as a new factor of production has flourished, and the competition of data has become an important field of international competition. The Data Security Law insists on paying equal attention to both security and development. While regulating data activities, it also makes corresponding provisions on measures to support and promote data security and development, as well as promoting the open use of government data. By promoting the rational and effective use of data in accordance with the law, the basic resources of data can be fully utilized. role and the role of an innovation engine, accelerate the formation of a digital economy led and supported by innovation, and better serve my country’s economic and social development.