Cyber Security has for long been a huge threat for businesses around the world. It is considered to be one of the top risks that businesses are exposed to in the Middle East. More so, in Saudi Arabia, Cyber Security is seen as a major threat for its widespread adoption of advanced technology across industries.
Studies suggest that Saudi Arabia is one of the most highly-targeted countries for cyber-attacks. So, to build strong Cyber Security resilience, the governing bodies and regulatory entities of Saudi Arabia established a stringent Cyber Security framework and guideline to help businesses strengthen their security postures.
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) which is the central bank of Saudi Arabia established the SAMA-Cyber Security Framework as a defense against the growing cyber threats. Covering the highlights of the framework in today’s article, we have briefly explained what the framework constitutes and to whom is it applicable.