Effective cybersecurity reduces the risks of cyberattacks and protects companies, organizations, and individuals from the deliberate exploitation of systems, networks, and technologies. (Antara News/Maria Cicilia Galuh)
Effective cybersecurity reduces the risks of cyberattacks and protects companies, organizations, and individuals from the deliberate exploitation of systems, networks, and technologies. (Antara News/Maria Cicilia Galuh)

International cooperation crucial to deal with cyberattacks by fardah

BSSN operates cybersecurity round-the-clock everyday to protect the country`s internet system.

CodeBali activities included a series of simulation activities on ethical hacking, computer network security, incident handling, and cybersecurity.

On the first day of CodeBali 2018, the panel discussion was on “Government Initiative Update on Overcoming the Emerging Cyber Threat and Building National Cyber Resilience,” with speakers including Asep Chaerudin, deputy chairman of BSSN; Hidetoshi Ogawa of NISC Japan; Zahri Yunus from Cyber Security Malaysia; and Reiko Kondo of MIC Japan.

The second panel of discussion was on “Cyber Security Solutions through Government Initiative” presented by Inu Baskara, director of digital economic protection and recovery of BSSN, Bisyron Wahyudi of ID-SIRTII/CC, Motomichi Mori from Fujitsu, and Arif Budi Subekti from NEC Indonesia.

The last section was on “Cyber Security Solutions through Innovations and RnD” featuring speakers, such as Katsuhiro Mori from JPCERT/CC, Nobuo Kamba of NTT East, and I Putu Agus Eka Pratama and I Made Sunia Raharja from the University of Udayana, which is based in Bali.

The event was enlivened by several activities, such as a cybersecurity drill test, information sharing, exhibition, and a national cybersecurity competition.

The JAV team comprising three students of the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) retained their title as champions of the national cyber security competition dubbed, the Cyber Jawara in CodeBali 2018.

In the competition held in Kuta, Bali, on Oct 11, 2018, the JAV team managed to collect 7,351 points and attack its rivals 2,266 times, Visat Sutarno, a member of the champion team, said in Kuta, Bali, on Thursday evening.

Since the beginning of the final round, the ITB students played aggressively by attacking the defense systems of 17 servers guarded by other teams, he noted.

The three members of the JAV team are Jason Jeremy Iman, Aufar Gilbran and Muhamad Visat Sutarno.

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