Jakarta (ANTARA) - By 2045, Indonesia is expected to become the top 5 global economy powerhouse. To live up this projection, leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei, along with other stakeholders, realizes that the country needs to speed up digital transformation that ensures inclusive and sustainable developments in support of public productivity in the digital spaces, which are secure from cyberattacks.

A number of stakeholders have spoken in the National Resilience Seminar for Indonesia's Digital Transformation 2045 which highlighted the awareness of the rise and severity of cybersecurity challenges in today’s world. Among the notable guests were Budi Arie Setiadi, Minister of Communication and Informatics, Andi Widjajanto, Governor of the Indonesian National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas RI), Hinsa Siburian, Chief of the National Cyber and Crypto Agency (BSSN), Rudi Rusdiah, Chairman of the Indonesian Big Data Association (ABDI), Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan, Director-General of Informatics Application, the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, and Andi Kristianto, CEO of PT Telkomsel Digital Ecosystem.

Andi Widjajanto, Governor of Lemhannas RI, said that Indonesia faces 1.2 billion cyber-attacks annually in the post-pandemic period, a triple from 400 million cyberattacks per year before the pandemic. A common type of cyber-attack nowadays involves malware, which has been sent disguised as wedding invitation apps.

“There are 2,200 attacks happening each minute in the cyber space, some of which target personal, corporate, and commercial data. This situation needs to be promptly addressed with comprehensive architecture, ranging from regulations to technology supports. Huawei can make a significant contribution in aiding the government to prepare the utmost data security system," said Andi Widjajanto.

Based on the Lemhannas RI’s record, the data stored in the digital space worldwide has reached 70 zettabytes between 2020-2022. It is expected that this volume will experience a substantial surge due to the swift progress of digital transformation in each country.


Mohammad Rosidi, the Director of ICT Strategy and Business at Huawei Indonesia, expressed that Huawei, as a strategic contributor for Indonesia, is dedicated to ongoing involvement in creating equitable distribution of digital access. This commitment involves enhancing infrastructure and nurturing digital talents equipped with appropriate literacy and skills given that establishing secure cyber spaces requires a shared responsibility among ecosystem stakeholders.

"Huawei's commitment to supporting the acceleration of digital transformation in Indonesia isn't solely focused on physical development. Through the commitment pillar of 'I Do Contribute,' Huawei aims to cultivate ICT talents that can make significant contributions to the digital transformation process in Indonesia, including in anticipating cybersecurity challenges," stated Rosidi.

Huawei has set up more than 1,900 ICT academies in over 110 countries and regions. These digital academies by Huawei can train over 150,000 students worldwide annually. In Indonesia, the Huawei ASEAN Academy is up and running, prepared to meet Huawei's pledge of generating 100,000 ICT talents in Indonesia by 2025.

So far, Huawei has provided trainings, educational programs, and certifications to over 83,000 beneficiaries. "The presence of skilled human resources in the field of ICT is a crucial key for Indonesia to realize its grand vision and empower competitiveness," Rosidi continued.

With the swift progress of digital transformation in Indonesia, Huawei recognizes the importance of aligning this advancement by employing advanced security systems. This ensures the protection of privacy and data security amid the increasingly rapid data exchange. To achieve this, Huawei incorporates cutting-edge security measures into all its advanced technological solutions, including Huawei Cloud, which holds over 80 global security certifications.

"Huawei Cloud has a dynamic AI-based risk management to address and prevent cyber threats. The automated security system ensures that our cloud services are prepared to handle the ongoing rise of complex cybersecurity challenges,” said Rosidi.

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, Huawei create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. Innovation has been fundamental to Huawei's survival and development over the past three decades. Huawei remains committed to expanding exploration of future-oriented cutting-edge technologies and basic research. Huawei invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. Huawei has approximately 15,000 employees engaged in basic research, including over 700 PhDs specializing in mathematics, over 200 PhDs specializing in physics and chemistry, and over 5,000 PhDs specializing in engineering. Huawei have more than 207,000 employees, and Huawei operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company wholly owned by its employees.

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