There's no wonder that Norway is one of the few countries in the world that developed a clearly defined cyber security strategy at the national level at the beginning of the 21st century. Introduced in 2003
, that document addressed the main digitization challenges, covered the necessary knowledge, and analyzed the risks of technology use in Norwegian society.
However, many changes have happened since the 2000s. For many Norwegian companies, cyberattacks in today's realities aren't something new. They became more frequent, more agile, and way more expensive, yet may hit the business reputation. According to the most recent research by Statista, more than two-thirds (69%) of the Norway residents
are concerned or very concerned about the cyberattacks on management systems occurring in Norway within the next five years. Sure, keeping themselves in the loop of the high-profile cybersecurity breaches for many enterprises is no longer an option, but a necessity.
This article will introduce the most infamous cyberattacks in Norway, explaining how they happened, what outcomes they resulted in, and how companies acted after the accident.