The measures include dealing with online attacks launched from abroad
Chinese network security and technology companies have taken measures to tackle increasingly serious online threats, including attacks from overseas.
More sophisticated online threats from abroad have led to enterprises looking at ways to tackle the problem.
For example, greater importance has been placed on cybersecurity in recent years by
Since 2010, the number of employees responsible for providing security services and maintenance for other users in the company has increased by at least five times, vice-president Tan Xiaosheng told
Tan made the comment during a national cybersecurity conference in
The number of employees responsible for the company's own security had risen to 40, compared with just five in 2010, Tan said.
"We have improved our security technology products and services with the aim of effectively coping with cyberattacks, no matter where they come from," he said.
The US has been accused of hacking and eavesdropping on Chinese leaders, government agencies and companies in recent years.
The figures follow an announcement by the
"It is ridiculous that the US says espionage on political and military intelligence is a normal practice but that collecting business intelligence is a crime. Isn't political and military secrecy more essential to a country's existence and security?"
Ruan Zongze, vice-president of the
"Cybersecurity calls for concerted global efforts to frame regulations, but the US has been running in the opposite direction,"
The company now has about 500 employees engaged in boosting security technology and promoting related products, of which more than 100 are members of a think tank.
He welcomed cybersecurity being elevated on a national level and said enterprises like his played an important role in preventing online attacks, especially from abroad.
Li Yuxiao, director of the
He suggested that the government strengthen Internet security cooperation with other countries.
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