A potential US federal government shutdown could hugely impact cybersecurity, according to experts. If a budget isn’t passed by the 1 October deadline, over 80% of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) workforce could be furloughed, making the entire national software supply chain susceptible to increased cyberattacks. Commercial organisations and critical sectors like energy, healthcare and transportation are among those most at risk. Cybersecurity professionals advise increased vigilance around threat detection and monitoring.
Labour’s vow of silence on Brexit is gradually ending with David Lammy, Shadow Foreign Secretary, emphasising the importance of the EU to the UK’s future