November 17, 2020, 06.02 PM

Members of the Indonesian public have become ever so reliant on the digital world due to social distancing protocols in addition to other trends such as working from home and online learning.

Furthermore, the center of internet use in the country has shifted from office spaces to residential areas which saw a 23 percent uptick during the pandemic.

Although there are reports of more frequent cybercrime attempts in the country, Sigit asserts that BSSN statistics refer to attempts instead of successful cyber crimes itself.

Read also: Indonesia's Digital Economy Potential Hinges on Equal Internet Access

One of the parameters that the BSSN assesses is cyberattacks on hardware by scanning an open port site that would send an SYN scan.

“There are some unusual activities and these are what BSSN categorizes as an attack.”

(Writer: Putri Zakia Salsabila | Editor: Oik Yusuf)


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