Huawei strengthens cybersecurity cooperation with Indonesia



Huawei Indonesia reaffirmed its commitment to supporting cybersecurity knowledge sharing by renewing its cybersecurity cooperation agreement with Indonesia’s highest cybersecurity body, the National Cyber ​​and Crypto Agency (BSSN) .

The renewal of the MoU (memorandum of Understanding) sealed a new tripartite cooperation agreement between Huawei, BSSN and the Teknologi Del Institute (IT Del) during a signing ceremony on Monday.

Huawei is a global provider of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices.

As part of the renewed MoU, Huawei and BSSN will extend and further expand their collaboration beyond capacity building to facilitate advanced learning, professional certification and upgrading cybersecurity skills.

Meanwhile, under the new agreement, IT Del will be developed as a cybersecurity collaboration center for Indonesian universities.

The signing ceremony was attended by the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Huawei CEO and Founder Ren Zhengfei, Huawei Asia-Pacific President Jeffery Liu and Huawei Indonesia CEO Jacky Chen.

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Minister Pandjaitan also had a high-level discussion with Zhengfei to mark the renewed collaboration and long-term commitment of the world’s leading ICT provider, especially in improving cybersecurity in Indonesia.

During the meeting, Pandjaitan expressed his appreciation for the presence of Huawei’s Indonesian representative office.

“You are lucky to have the Indonesian representative office here for making Huawei popular and the technology has been used extensively. The establishment of the Huawei Academy in Indonesia and the tripartite cooperation between Huawei, the National Cyber ​​and Crypto Agency and IT Del also show Huawei’s commitment. not only to the construction of digital infrastructure in Indonesia, but also to the development of digital human resources and the transfer of high technology, ”he said.

“I am sure that Huawei could make a significant contribution to the green development and the smart future of Indonesia. Over the next few years, digital property will be one of the most valuable assets for the next generation,” said he added.

Meanwhile, Zhengfei said that besides being a large untapped market for Indonesian exports, China also has some examples of using technology to improve vital operations.

For example, he said, Indonesia can learn to integrate intelligence into the day-to-day operation of the country’s many strategic ports and airports, or it can implement 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, wireless and radar to improve safety in coal. mines to a large extent.

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Huawei thanks Indonesia for its long-standing support to our local team in the country. With the great tendency of collaboration and shared success between China and Indonesia, based on respect for the integrity of sovereignty , political systems and social customs of each, we believe that together we will lay the foundations for the future of Indonesia, “he reiterated.

The signing of the memorandum of understanding and the cooperation agreement also took place in the presence of the head of BSSN, Hinsa Siburian, and the IT director Togar Mr. Simatupang.

Siburian praised Huawei for the close collaboration since signing the cooperation in 2019.

“I hope that in addition to the programs and activities going on so far, some necessary improvements will be made in the areas of research and development of 5G technology, where Huawei’s experience in providing the 5G technology in many countries will become one of the very benefits that BSSN needs. so that BSSN has an overview on how to formulate a national 5G security cyber technology policy, ”he said.

In terms of the development and use of cryptography, Huawei has experience in implementing cryptography in its various technology solutions, so that BSSN can study its applications, he added.

The BSSN strongly supports the cooperation of the three parties – BSSN, Huawei and the Del Institute of Technology – as a form of collaboration between government, business players and academics, he said.

“We express our high appreciation to Huawei and the Del Institute of Technology who have paid special attention to aspects of cybersecurity and are very excited to collaborate in achieving cybersecurity by collaborating with BSSN”, a- he added.

“The renewal of the MoU marks a new step in our joint cybersecurity initiative, as it will involve more universities and reach a wider audience to benefit from this program,” said Jacky Chen, CEO of Huawei Indonesia.

Since 2019, nearly seven thousand government officials and officials have benefited from the collaboration between Huawei and BSSN through various training activities, webinars and joint programs.

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Meanwhile, IT Del rector Togar M. Simatupang said the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment, BSSN, IT Del and Huawei Indonesia have taken the initiative to develop an ecosystem of cybersecurity talent. .

“The MoU aimed to create joint synergies in the development of ecosystems to prepare skilled workers in the field of cybersecurity so that they can increase the productivity and competitiveness of the nation in the industrial age 4.0”, did he declare.

Starting its Indonesia office with just five employees 21 years ago, Huawei Indonesia has grown to have more than 2,000 employees, 90 percent of whom are locals, contributing to the local economy, he noted.

During the pandemic, he launched a series of “I Do Care” campaigns to give back to the community, recognizing the need to create shared value and support economic, social and environmental progress.

As part of the “I Do Care” program, it provides emergency aid to disaster victims and donations to the needy, while through “I Do Collaborate” it partners with government, community and community organizations. business and key stakeholders to drive digital transformation in the ecosystem.

In addition, through “I Do Contribute”, he strives to cultivate 100,000 Indonesian digital talents for 5 years to build a solid foundation for human capital ready for the future, while also finding creative and innovative ways through advanced technologies through “I Do Create” to improve government institutions and businesses with the implementation of AI, big data and cloud computing R

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