On July 10, 2017, the National Internet Information Office Released the Regulation on the Security of Key Information Infrastructure (Draft for Comment) (the “Regulation”). In furtherance of the implementation of the Cyber Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “Cyber Security Law”), the Regulation intends to provide a more detailed guidance concerning the issues related to key information infrastructure. Specifically, the Regulation elucidates issues like the support and safeguard of key information infrastructure, the scope of key information infrastructure, the security requirements that should be followed by cyber operators, product and service safety, the detection and warning system, the emergency response and assessment mechanism, corresponding legal liabilities, etc. In addition, the Regulation imposes certain restrictions on cross-border operation and maintenance of key information infrastructure, which is not mentioned in the Cyber Security Law. Although the Regulation is still a draft version open for public comment, it nevertheless provides important guidelines for companies to better understand and remain compliant with cyber security related laws and regulations.