Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a regulation to set up National code Cyber Agency (BSSN) tasked to implement cyber security effectively by utilizing, developing, and consolidating all elements related to cyber security.
The Presidential Regulation no. 53/2017 on BSSN was set by Widodo on May 19, this year, according to the official website of the Cabinet Secretariat.
The BSSN is accountable to the president through the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, headed by a chief, and assisted by the General Secretariat and four deputies, namely Deputy for Identification and Detection, Deputy for Protection, Deputy for Mitigation and Recovery, and Deputy for Monitoring and Control, Antara news reported Thursday. According to the regulation, the head of BSSN is appointed and dismissed upon the proposal of the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, in accordance with the provisions of legislation. The General Secretary and Deputy are appointed and dismissed by the president on the recommendation of the Head of BSSN, in accordance with the provisions of the legislation. The State Code Institute (LSN) and the Directorate of Information Security are under the Directorate General of Applications and Informatics and the Ministry of Communications and Informatics that will merge with the BSSN. Equipment, financing, archives, and documents at the Information Security Directorate of the Ministry of Communications and Informatics, Indonesia Security Incident Response Team on Internet Infrastructure (ID-SIRTII), and the State Code Institute are transferred to BSSN.
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Indonesias cyber defence organization, the State Code and Cyber Agency (BSSN) said it will team up with Australian counterpart in creating standard of handling cyber attacks. "Yesterday we organized a workshop with friends from Australia and we will cooperate technically at least in incident handling, in creating the standard," BSSN spokesman Anton Setiawan told ANTARA News Agency on the sidelines of Indonesia-Australia Digital Forum 2018 here on Wednesday
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Indonesia has started developing a large medium altitude long endurance (MALE) military drone which it plans to test in 2019. A consortium consisting of aircraft maker PT Dirgantara, Indonesian Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), state-owned electronic firm PT LEN, the Ministry of Defense and Security and the Bandung-based Institute of Technology is preparing to conduct a flight test for its larger Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) drone in 2019
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Australia has created its first military cyber division to expand hacking attacks on foreign enemies, including IS militants,a government minister said on Friday. The team which likely to have 900 people, will be launched within days and will be a central part of Australias defence operations,
Indonesias military has bolstered its border security with three Sukhoi jets to drive away the Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from crossing the border from southern Philippines into the Indonesian territory. Chief of the Air Force base in Tarakan, Colonel Didik Krisyanto was quoted as saying by Antara news Sunday that the three Sukhoi aircraft, arrived on Friday to stay for a month in Tarakan to help forestall possible infiltration of the radicals from entering Indonesia after large scale offensive by the Philippine government military
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