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China to promote S&T development for info protection

Updated: Nov 5,2015 6:49 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — China will strengthen science and technology research on methods to protect state secrets and pool wisdom from research institutions, universities, enterprises and government organs.

Du Yongsheng, deputy director of the National Administration for the Protection of State Secrets, made the remarks on Nov 5 at a seminar held by the China Confidentiality Association, which is affiliated with the administration.

As the domestic and international situation undergoes profound and complex changes, maintaining state secrets faces new challenges. Technology is used in both stealing and protecting information, said Du.

Attended by officials, entrepreneurs and specialists, the seminar focused on developing trends, protection methods, products, application and assessment of technology used to protect information, as well as how to cultivate more talent in the field.

Du Hong, head of the association, said more events will be held to promote development.