JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Indonesian National Cyber and Crypto Agency (BSSN) is campaigning for cyber security literacy through the #JagaRuangSiber program for highschool students.
BSSN launched the program at the Unggul Del highschool in North Sumatra with a talk show titled "Smart Digital Literacy and cyber security" coinciding with the school's 10th anniversary.
The event was held at the Del Laguboti Foundation Multipurpose Building in North Sumatra, Saturday, October 29, 2022.
A spokesperson for the National Cyber and Crypto Agency (BSSN) Ariandi Putra was present to speak at the event which was attended by 560 students.
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Ariandi explained that BSSN is committed to providing cybersecurity literacy to the community.
This campaign aims to educate internet users, especially millennials and gen z on how to act and behave safely when surfing in cyberspace.
"Currently we are facilitated by the internet, but behind this convenience, there are cyber threats that continue to increase. BSSN noted that there were 901,780,432 cybersecurity traffic anomalies that occurred from January to October 24, 2022," said Ariandi, as reported by the website Bureau of Law and Public Communication BSSN.
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Ariandi praised Del Unggul High School students that they must not only be "smart" in the real world, but also SMART in cyberspace.
"SMART in the cyberspace in question is Safe or never providing information to anyone in the cyberspace, Materials or not accessing inappropriate websites or materials, only accessing educational materials on school devices, accepting or not receiving emails, files, or messages from unknown people, Reliable or not everything in the cyberspace is true, so check the information before trusting it, Tell or tell a parent, teacher or other trusted adult if someone or something in the cyberspace makes you nervous, worried or uncomfortable,” said Ariandi.
Ariandi explained that those who want to find material and information on cyber security by BSSN, can open the BSSN website and through postings on various social media platforms belonging to the state agency.
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"Social media (platforms) such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, as well as the BSSN website also have a variety of cybersecurity literacy materials that can be accessed anytime and anywhere," said Ariandi.
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