Cybersecurity and Cyber Resilience in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities


Author: Katya LovianaEditor: M Perdana Karim As technology constantly develops, the topic of cybersecurity and the act of cybercrime also became more diverse, complex, and advanced. The pandemic that significantly transformed the role of technology in people’s working and personal […]

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Press Release | Reflection Session #3 Closing Session BLS – Capacity Building on Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Training


Yogyakarta, January 27, 2022, Cyber security has become an unavoidable interest in the current era of digital information. The ongoing pandemic is increasingly driving the transformation of the world into the digital age of information and turning almost all aspects […]

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The Role of Digital Literacy in Raising Cybersecurity Awareness


Faizatush Sholikhah, S.Sos.,M.A. ( of Archives and Records Management Program Study Vocational School UGM The development of information and communication technology affects nearly all lives. Internet use in Indonesia has increased every year over the past decades. Referring to the […]

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[PRESS RELEASE] “Sovereignty and Gender in Cyberspace” | Reflection Session 2


Zoom, September 1, 2021 – As part of efforts to increase capacity in cybersecurity, the Center for Digital Society, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada, in collaboration with the Data Research Center, Campus Fryslan, University of Groningen, […]

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The Emergence of Social Cybersecurity: What is it all about?


Increasingly cyber world meant that everything would gain its cyber counterpart; security is no exception. Currently, the world’s attention is hinged on cybersecurity’s technicalities, yet I believe that this should not be the case. Since the pandemic hits, societies all […]

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[PRESS RELEASE] | The 2021 Kecerdasan Digital Course Series


Yogyakarta, August 20th, 2021 — The Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia (Kominfo RI), the National Digital Literacy Movement SIBERKREASI, and the Center for Digital Society (CfDS) Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada […]

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Written by Oskar J Gstrein Cybersecurity is a complex concept. It essentially consists of the two terms ‘cyber’ and ‘security’, both of which are highly context-dependent. Cyber has its roots in the ancient Greek verb ‘kybereo’, which can be translated […]

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Analyzing Indonesia’s National Cybersecurity Strategy


Irnasya Shafira, Research Associate of Center for Digital Society Universitas Gadjah Mada As the world becomes increasingly more digital, the need for a national-scale cybersecurity strategy is now higher than ever. The world has seen more and more cyberattacks against […]

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[Terms of Reference] Capacity Building on Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Training


Center for Digital Society (CfDS) at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) focuses on digital issues, particularly cybersecurity topics in Indonesia. Established under the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences in UGM (FISIPOL), CfDS carries out research and advocacy. We address cybersecurity […]

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Addressing the Lack of Cybersecurity Workforces in Indonesia


According to the National Cyber Protection Body, from 2018 to 2019, Indonesia’s General Election Commission had been attacked by 28.8 million cyber-attack trials in total, such as Information Leakage and HTTP Parser Attack.[1] As the amount of cyber threats has […]

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