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ASEAN countries 'not ready' for cyberattacks

  • Dian Septiari
    Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Mon, August 26, 2019   /  07:59 pm
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Last Friday, the check-in system for three international flights at Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta airport experienced technical problems.(Shutterstock/File)

Technical issues at two major airports in Southeast Asia have shown that ASEAN’s member states are woefully unprepared for cyberattacks, experts have said. Indonesia’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport experienced last week major disruptions that served as a wake-up call for member countries to have precautionary measures in place to prevent such incidents from occurring again. Last Friday, the check-in system for three international flights at Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta airport experienced technical problems. Meanwhile, Kuala Lumpur airport experienced various network failures that affected its flight information display system, check-in counters, baggage handling system, Wi-Fi connection and credit card systems at retail and food and beverage stores, Bernama reported. Preliminary findings by Malaysia A...