The Personal Electronic Data Security on the Implementation of Solo Smart City According to the Perspective of Privacy Protection Law

Pranoto ., Kukuh Tejomurti


This article investigates how is the security of personal electronic data in the Smart City Program in Solo City? Several major cities in Indonesia, including Solo, have organized Smart City program. The government believes that Smart City program with the use of internet technology is able to solve problems in each city, such as traffic congestion, retribution, the security of citizens, until garbage problem. In serving the society, Solo Smart City program will use and process Big Data, collected from the citizen data in the city concerned. Although Solo Smart City program with big data technology achieved its own successful in solving city problems, but on the other hand there is a consequence about how the protection of the collected personal electronic data is. The weak personal electronic data security will be potentially hit by cyber-attack, so that the personal data of citizens can be accessed and abused by irresponsible parties. This research method used normative legal research with approach of legislation and conceptual approach. The general conclusion is that the country needs to establish regulations at the level national scale law and or a Regional Regulation which specifically regulating how to prevent the abuse of personal electronic data in Solo City. Since for all this time, the weak security of personal electronic data can be disadvantageous for the society in terms of social and economy. Moreover, the sanction is still administrative and only regulated by the Ministerial Regulation.

Keywords: smart city, security, electronic data

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