Atlanta says ransomware led the city to the cloud

StateScoop: The recently installed chief information officer of Atlanta says the city has responded to a March ransomware incident that crippled thousands of government computers and dozens of municipal services by moving more of its infrastructure to cloud services.

In a video published Tuesday by the office of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, CIO Gary Brantley gives a brief update about how Atlanta’s city government is thinking about cybersecurity and its overall information technology framework since the cyberattack.

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