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19 May 2017
Last Friday’s cyber-attack disrupted IT services across the globe and caused havoc across the NHS in the UK, with a number of Hospital Trusts affected and held to ransom. With that in mind we welcome you to this special edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief, focusing on cyber-risks in the healthcare setting.
19 May 2017
Security experts suggest personal data contained within healthcare records is worth ten times more than credit card data on the black market. The security of healthcare records is an increasing concern in Hong Kong following the introduction of the Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS) last year, discussed in our previous edition of the Hong Kong Medical Law Brief. We discuss the relevant legal requirements in relation to data security in the healthcare setting and advise healthcare professionals as to how to comply with these laws and minimise the risks of falling victim to a cyber-attack.
16 May 2017

On April 11, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (the “CAC”) released the draft Measures on Security Assessment relating to Export of Personal Information and Important Data (the “Draft Measures”) for public comment. The comment period ends on May 11, 2017.


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