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China to hold cybersecurity publicity week in September

Updated: Aug 29,2018 8:09 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — The 2018 China Cybersecurity Week will be held from Sept 17 to 23, the Cyberspace Administration of China said at a news conference on Aug 29.

The theme of the publicity week on internet security this year centers on “cybersecurity for the people and cybersecurity through the people.”

A series of events will be held nationwide by 10 departments including the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Cyberspace Administration of China, All-China Federation of Trade Unions and Ministry of Education.

Major events such as the opening ceremony, cybersecurity exhibition, and cybersecurity technology summit will be held in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan province.

The cybersecurity exhibition this year will incorporate new content such as talent training and technology innovation, according to Yang Chunyan, an official with the Cyberspace Administration of China.

Yang added the exhibition also features the intellectual voice navigation, question and answer challenge as well as a lecture room, enabling the public to better understand and involve themselves in cybersecurity.

China officially initiated the first China Cybersecurity Week in 2014.