Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto says foreign intelligence agencies are interfering in the land dispute on Rempang Island in Batam.
National Security & Intelligence
November 2, 2023
October 9, 2023
Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) is asking the national police to reveal information on the procurement of phone tapping software or spyware using the zero click
September 24, 2023
Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) senior political researcher Firman Noor says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on havin
September 23, 2023
Faturahman Sophian, Jakarta – The Civil Coalition for Security Reform urged the House of Representatives (DPR) to use its right of inquiry to question President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ove
September 18, 2023
Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member from the NasDem Party Faction, Taufik Basari, argued that it is a political scandal that President Joko Wido
September 16, 2023
Wahyu Gilang Putranto – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is misusing the intelligence community for his own political inte
June 19, 2023
Jakarta – We cannot overstate the severity of the allegations by whistleblower group Indoleaks that the government may have illegally used spyware to snoop on its own citizens.
June 15, 2023
Fikri Harish, Jakarta – An investigation from whistleblower platform IndonesiaLeaks published on Monday uncovered possible evidence that Pegasus, a spyware from Israeli cyber-intelligen
January 23, 2023
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has rebuffed speculation that the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) would be placed under his watch following President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's
M Julnis Firmansyah, Eka Yudha Saputra, Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto confirmed that his ministry would orchestrate information from the State
January 18, 2023
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi today accepted Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto's invitation to attend the 2023 Defense Ministry Leadership Meeting.
September 30, 2022
Singapore – More than a dozen senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to nine p
June 16, 2022
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The State Intelligence Agency (BIN) has finally spoken out over allegations that mortars it imported from Serbia were dropped on villages in Papua in 2021.
May 10, 2022
Imam B, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Chairman Bambang Soesatyo lauded the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) for maintaining national sovereignty throughout
December 31, 2021
Jakarta – The government needs to add a new portfolio in the cabinet to deal exclusively with domestic security issues, a respected think-tank group said on Friday.
September 14, 2021
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Days after reports emerged about a suspected breach by Chinese hackers into government internal networks, the Indonesian State Intelligence Agency (BIN) – which
May 13, 2021
Greta Nabbs-Keller, RM Wibawanto Nugroho Widodo – The "DarkSide" ransomware cyber-attack on the US-based gasoline facility Colonial Pipeline, which has disrupted East Coast fuel supplie
September 15, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Indonesian state intelligence agency (BIN) denies the existence of a Rajawali special squad, which has been rumored to be within the intelligence agency.
August 27, 2020
New York – Indonesia, the current president of the UN Security Council, organized an informal meeting on Wednesday to address growing threat on critical public infrastructure posed by c
New York – The International Committee of the Red Cross acknowledged "the real and growing threat" posed by cyber attacks against civilian infrastructure in future conflicts and warned
August 15, 2020
Jakarta – The President has removed BIN from the responsibilities of the coordinating ministry for political, legal and security affairs.
August 1, 2020
July 30, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – A new regulation signed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has created a new position of undersecretary responsible for performing intelligence work rela
July 20, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has recently issued a regulation stipulating that the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) will work directly under the President in a bid to stream
June 29, 2020
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The recent alleged hacking attempts committed against activists in Indonesia have alarmed anti-graft and human rights activists.
June 19, 2020
Tangguh Chairil – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all Indonesian national security agencies have been heavily involved in the response.
December 30, 2019
Antara, Bandung – Indonesia's state-owned aerospace company Dirgantara Indonesia introduced on Monday two prototypes of new medium-altitude long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (MALE
August 15, 2019
Dewi Nurita L & Koran Tempo, Jakarta – Criticism is being voiced in response to the involvement of State Intelligence Agency (BIN) Head Budi Gunawan in the country's politics, espe
April 11, 2019
Marlinda Oktavia Erwanti, Jakarta – Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto has a simple way of detecting 'intel' (intelligence agents) claiming that he can differentiate between intel a
December 16, 2018
On December 16 President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo attended a gathering of TNI (Indonesian military) village supervisory non-commissioned officers (Babinsa) from throughout Sumatra at the Ba
July 30, 2018
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo showed his appreciation for the notable services of four members of the Indonesian Military's (TNI) village supervisory non-commissioned officer
July 17, 2018
Ahmad Fikri, Bandung – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi asked the Indonesian Military's (TNI) village supervisory non-commissioned officers (Babinsa) to improve territorial capability.
January 9, 2018
Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) acting Speaker Fadli Zon responded to the statement made by the National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) chief Djoko Setiadi related the need
January 6, 2018
Jakarta – National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian is re-assigning 32 retiring police officers, including State Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief Gen. Budi Gunawan.
January 4, 2018
Jakarta (Antara) – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto has expressed his appreciation that Indonesia had finally got a National Cyber and Encryption
Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has requested for the cyber security to be tightened and expanded this year.
Indonesia's newly appointed Cyber Body and National Encryption Agency (BSSN) chief Djoko Setiado didn't exactly have the best first day at work yesterday, telling reporters following hi
January 3, 2018
Anton Hermansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has instated Djoko Setiadi as the chairman of the newly established National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN), responsible f
Is there such a thing as a "positive" hoax news story? Well, according to the man tasked with eradicating them in Indonesia, there just might be.
July 17, 2017
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Margareth S. Aritonang, Jakarta – National Police chief Gen.
June 2, 2017
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo issued a presidential regulation on May 23 officially recognizing the National Cyber Agency, which will be tasked with consolidating cybersecurity measures
February 20, 2017
Jakarta – The police have extended the detention of treason suspect Firza Husein at the headquarters of the Mobile Brigade Command detention center (Mako Brimob) in Kelapa Dua, Depok, for another 2
February 1, 2017
Fachrul Sidiq, Jakarta – Witnesses summoned on Wednesday to testify about treason allegations implicating some political activists, including Sri Bintang Pamungkas and Rachmawati Soekarnoputri, the
January 30, 2017
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police said on Sunday (29/01) they will question two leaders of the Islamic Defenders Front, or FPI, in an investigation over an alleged plot against the government.
January 28, 2017
Jakarta – Jakarta Police have scheduled a questioning for Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab and general secretary Munarman, as well as the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesi
January 19, 2017
Jakarta – Police have continued their investigation into an alleged plot against the government by questioning five more witnesses on Wednesday (18/01), an official said.
January 13, 2017
January 10, 2017
September 11, 2016
Jakarta – The promotion of newly appointed National Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief Budi Gunawan as a four-star police general is politically driven, an analyst said on Sunday.