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Global Certification Technical Update

December 2018

December 2018 Updates

China

MANDATORY CCIS CERTIFICATION

On July 2, 2018, the CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China) announced the implementation of rule CNCA-CCIS-2018 for Network (Cyber) Critical Equipment and Cybersecurity-specific products. The certification process involves in-country testing and evaluation with thesample pick-up arranged by an authorized certification body, factory inspection, and market surveillance. The validity of the CCIS certification is five years.

  • Critical Network Equipment: Router, Switch, Sever Rack, PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) equipment
  • Network Security Products: Data Backup All-in-one Machine, Firewall (Hardware), WEB Application Firewall (WAF), Intrusion Detection System (IDS),  Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Security Isolation and Information Prevention Product (GAP), Anti-spam Product, Network Comprehensive Auditing System, Network Vulnerability Scanning Product, Secure Database System, Network Recovery Product

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New SRRC (State Radio Regulation of China) TYPE APPROVAL POLICY ANNOUNCED (Effective date: October 15, 2018)

 

  Old Policy New Policy
SRRC Application process

 

Testing & Report → Application → Certificate granted

 

Application evaluation → Testing program→ Submission of test report → SRRC certification will be granted based on test report with positive result; Rejection notice will be issued if test report shows negative results.
Testing fee Testing Fee paid by manufacturer/applicant;

Manufacturer/applicant can go through re-testing with additional fee if needed

Testing fee paid by Chinese government authority funding plan under conditions:

1) Successful SRRC testing evaluation (one time pass only, no failure, no re-test) and SRRC-type approval grant.

2) Manufacturer must upload their sales contract to MIIT registered account to demonstrate the product is being sold in the China market; failure to comply to this requirement will lead to cancellation of SRRC certificate as well as pay back of testing fee to authority.

3) Manufacturer/applicant is responsible for paying full testing fee if testing fails.

 

 

Samples 3 conducted samples 5 conducted samples must be provided;

Testing lab to choose 3 out of 5 for testing.

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