Volume 15, Number 3

The Evolving Threat Landscape: An Overview of Attacks and Response Strategies Against Cybercrime in Saudi Arabia


Homam El-Taj, Dar Al-Hekma University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia has been a victim of cyberattacks over the years, with an increasing number of attacks being reported since 2020. These cyberattacks significantly threaten the country's national security, economic stability, and personal privacy. In this article, we will explore the types of cyberattacks that have been observed in Saudi Arabia after 2020, the impact they have had on the country, and the measures taken by the Saudi government to counter these attacks. This article is aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of the current state of cyberattacks in Saudi Arabia and the measures taken to address them.


Saudi Arabia, cyberattacks, economic stability, personal privacy, cyberattack types, cyberattack impact.