In the first six months of 2023, UK-based organizations operating critical IT infrastructure services reported a record number of significant operational disruptions due to cyberattacks, with 13 incidents recorded compared to four in both 2022 and 2021. Experts attribute the increase to greater awareness and improved detection capabilities rather than a surge in cyberattacks. Many attempts to report incidents were not recorded due to regulatory thresholds determining what constitutes a reportable cyberattack.
Open source leaders are pushing for permanent government financing to maintain open source projects. They argue that as government oversight is vital to the national