Xi Jinping made important instructions to the National Cyber Security Publicity Week, stressing that
we should pay equal attention to safety, controllability, openness and innovation
and enhance people’s sense of happiness and sense of security in cyberspace
Tianjin, Sep. 16 (Xinhua)— Recently, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, state president, and chairman of the Central Military Commission, issued an important instruction on the National Cyber Security Publicity Week, stressing that holding the Cyber Security Publicity Week and raising the awareness and skills of the whole people on cyber security are important contents of the national cyber security work. The national network security work should adhere to the network security for the people, network security depends on the people, protect personal information security, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens in cyberspace. It is necessary to adhere to the integration of network security education, technology and industry, so as to form a benign ecology of personnel training, technological innovation and industrial development. We should adhere to the unity of promoting development and managing by law, vigorously cultivate new technologies and applications such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and the next generation of communication networks, and actively use laws, regulations, and standards to guide the application of new technologies. We should attach equal importance to security, controllability, openness and innovation, maintain cyber security in an open environment, strengthen international exchanges and cooperation, and enhance people’s sense of access, well-being, and security in cyberspace.
The opening ceremony of the 2019 National Cyber Security Awareness Week was held in Tianjin on the 16th. Huang Kunming, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee, read out Xi’s important instructions and made a speech at the opening ceremony. He said that we should conscientiously study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important directive, profoundly grasp the trend of informationization development, actively respond to cyber security challenges, give full play to the main role of the broad masses of the people in safeguarding cyber security, implement the requirements of the “four sticks” principle, and vigorously safeguard the vital interests of the people in cyberspace.
The National Cyber Security Awareness Week has been held annually since 2014. During the week, a cyber security fair, a cyber security technology summit forum and a cyber security theme day will be held from September 16 to 22, with the theme of “cyber security is for the people and cyber security depends on the people”.