31 Mar 2016

The 20 Recommendations for Cyber Security Building in Indonesia

JAKARTA, TEL-U – As a university that has a vision of education with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based, Telkom University (Tel-U) has continued to develop cooperation with other related parts. Initiating a cooperation with University of Oxford and Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia become one of the point.

This cooperation included conduct joint research in the Cybersecurity Capacity. Through a number of methods such as Focus Group Discussion (FGD), seminars, and workshops, this cooperation has formulated 20 points of recommendations for Indonesia governments and will ultimately result in a White Paper on Cyber Security in Indonesia.

Here is the 20 recommendations for Cyber Security in Indonesia:

  1.  Develop a national cybersecurity strategy (NCSS)
  2. Strengthen the role and coordination function of ID-SIRTII/CC as anational CERT
  3. Create a formal list of CNIs on multi-stakeholder consultation and work with the companies that own and manage CNIs
  4. Conduct crisis management exercises at a national level by inviting the relevant key national stakeholders to ensure preparations for national cyber incident responses are well managed and robust
  5. Create and build dedicated civilian and military capabiility to help ensure that Indonesia has the capability to protect national interest in cyberspace
  6. Establish emergency response asset priorities in the event of service failure occurs that aim at reducing impact
  7. Develop a cybersecurity communication strategy to strengthen and expand the national cybersecurity campaign
  8. Develop a single authoritive online portal for cyber raising awareness amongst goverment agencies, businesses, and civil society across the country
  9. Promote the greater levels of trust in online service, such as e-government and e-commerce services
  10. Develop a standard marketing strategy to promote privacy online for protecting personal data
  11. Identify centre of excellence in cybersecurity research and education to locate strengths and providing focussed investment to address gaps
  12. Promote cybersecurity training and education programmes designed for all employees at all levels in governments organzations, state-owned enterprise, private critical infrastructure providers and small-medium enterprises
  13. Create a naional level register for information assurance and cybersecurity experts accros the public and private sector as a way of bringing new talent into the profession
  14. Raise awareness amongst senior governments officials and board members of the critical national infrastructure operators of the cyber risks and action they can take to protect security-sensitive information
  15. Review the existing legislation, for example amending the ITE law No.11/2008, to ensure that it remains relevant and effective in fighting cybercrime
  16. Streghten law enforcement and prosecuteors’ capabilities to investigate cybercrime and bring those responsible to justice
  17. Create a single reporting system for electronic system operators for public services to report and disclose cybercrime incidents and data breaches so that action can be taken
  18. Promote cybersecurity requirements in government procurement processes for managing the national cyber defence
  19. Establish government unit under related ministry to formally monitor and control national infrastructure to help ensure Indonesia’s security and resilience
  20. Provide incentive-based cybersecurity solutions for local cybersecurity products or cyber insurance marketplace
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