BSSN Collaborates with the National Police Cyber ​​Crimes to Investigate Alleged Data Leaks

- 12 September 2022 16:51 WIB
Illustration. A green matrix of unintelligible code. (Markus Spiske/Unsplash)
Illustration. A green matrix of unintelligible code. (Markus Spiske/Unsplash)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – The National Cyber ​​and Crypto Agency (BSSN) said it is taking steps to act on the recent series of leaks of private and government data that happened in Indonesia.

BSSN has coordinated with the Directorate of Cybercrime Division of the National Police Criminal Investigation Agency (Bareskrim Polri) to conduct verify and further investigate the leaks.

"BSSN has also coordinated with law enforcement, including the Directorate of Cybercrime, Bareskrim Polri, to take law enforcement steps," said BSSN spokesman Ariandi Putra in a written statement, quoted on Monday, September 11, 2022.

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Ariandi said that BSSN has conducted a search on several alleged incidents of data leakage that occurred, as well as validating the published data.

In addition, his party has coordinated with every PSE suspected of having a data leak incident, including PSE within the Indonesian Ministry of State Secretariat.

BSSN together with the related PSEs has been and is currently making rapid mitigation efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity system to prevent greater risks in some of these PSEs.

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Ariandi said that cyber security is a shared responsibility in accordance with the mandate of Government Regulation Number 71 of 2019 concerning the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Transactions which states that;

"Each Electronic System Operator must operate the Electronic System reliably and safely and be responsible for the proper operation of the Electronic System."

For this reason, BSSN provides technical support and asks all PSEs to ensure the security of Electronic Systems in their respective environments.


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