China President Xi Jinping said it was necessary for the country to speed up the modernization of its national security system and capabilities, state media reported on Tuesday, amid a renewed focus on internal security risks and threats.
Xi also said China should push ahead with the construction of a national security risk monitoring and early warning system, CCTV reported.
Xi, who made the remarks in a national security commission meeting with top leaders in the country, said the complexity of national security issues facing China had increased significantly, according to state media.
China has been tightening national security measures and putting more scrutiny on nascent technology like generative artificial intelligence services.
Xi said the country needs to improve the level of network data artificial intelligence security governance.