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Tifatul Sembiring. TEMPO/Aditia Noviansyah

Menteri Komunikasi dan Informasi Tifatul Sembiring menyetujui jika proses penyadapan informasi oleh intelijen harus seizin pengadilan terlebih dahulu.

“Menyadap informasi enggak sembarangan, harus ada tata caranya,” kata Tifatul usai membuka rapat koordinasi nasional Komisi Informasi Publik di Hotel Saphir Yogyakarta, Jumat 1 Juli 2011. Continue Reading »


It has been announced by Valima that its Mobile ID solution has been put to good use by the wireless operators Sonera and Elisa to jointly channelize their resources and roll out a mobile authentication and signature service. Apparently, it is for the first time that operators in Finland have joined hands to launch a nation-wide service to the public.

Sonera and Elisa subscribers will be empowered by the mobile authentication service to access internet banking, e-commerce and e-government applications in a secure environment; yet, they will be doing it from their mobile phones and then generate a legally binding electronic signature. Continue Reading »

On Tuesday, FedScoop and the General Services Administration (GSA) presented MobileGov: Citizen Engagement on the Go to explain how the federal government is using mobile development in creating innovative technology to better communicate with citizens.

Why Mobile?

A dilemma shared by both federal agencies and public companies is finding low-cost methods to reach the most people on the communications platforms they’re already using. Continue Reading »

The Chinese military has established a cyberwarfare unit to protect Chinese networks from external attacks, a military spokesperson admitted in a news conference Wednesday.

The elite cyberwarfare unit of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is called the “Online Blue Army,” the People’s Daily Online reported. It is tasked with enhancing Chinese troops’ military training and network security, Ministry of National Defense spokesman Senior Colonel Geng Yansheng said.
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