China’s President Will Lead a New Effort on Cybersecurity

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President Xi Jinping is presiding over a new working group on cybersecurity and information security, a sign that the Communist Party views the issue as one of the country’s most pressing strategic concerns. The government said President Xi and two other senior leaders, Prime Minister Li Keqiang and Liu Yunshan, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, would help draft national strategies and develop major policies in a field that might include protecting national secrets and developing digital defenses, among other goals. “Efforts should be made to build our country into a cyberpower,” President Xi said.


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