The Criminal Policy against Cyber Terrorism Crimes

Wakit Maulana, Andri Winjaya Laksana


The aim of this research is to determine and analyze the relevance of the criminal policies of the ITE Law and the Terrorism Law on cyber terrorism offenses.The approach method used in this writing is normative juridical. This writing specification is analytical descriptive. Another aspect that needs to be paid attention to is the tendency of experts to consider cyber terrorism as an ordinary cyber crime. This kind of assumption not only traps us into simplifying the problem but also results in the quality of our anticipatory response being slow and not seeming serious. In fact, if we look closely, the use of internet networks is positively correlated with the transformation of terror networks whose membership was initially limited to certain areas, becoming mass and global in scale. The qualifications for offenses regulated in the ITE Law are regulated in Article 52 which qualify as crimes. The articles in Chapter breaking into, breaking into other people's Computer Systems or Electronic Systems illegally. (Related to the crime of Cyberterrorism in the form of unauthorized access to computer systems and services).


Criminal; Crime; Cyber; Policy; Terrorism.

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