Atlanta CIO says city has moved more systems to cloud since ransomware attack
Nine months after a crippling cyberattack, Gary Brantley, who was hired in September, says the city is also lending its experience to other governments.
U.S. adds charges in Georgia against suspects in Atlanta ransomware attack
A second indictment against the suspected SamSam hackers says the virus infected nearly 3,800 computers owned by the city.
Atlanta airport opens first biometric terminal in U.S.
Passengers on international flights with five airlines now have the option to go through every step of the boarding process using facial-recognition scans.
Ransomware spree against Atlanta, Newark and others leads to indictment of 2 Iranians
The Justice Department charged two Iranian citizens with developing and deploying the SamSam ransomware virus that extracted more than $6 million from its victims and cost millions more in damage.
'Govhacks' survey points to crucial role for technology in government
A 'Govhacks' survey from Accenture revealed the need for technology in government innovation.
Valdez, Alaska paid off ransomware hackers
The small city agreed to pay its hackers a bitcoin sum equal to more than $26,000 for a decryption key for the ransomware virus known as Hermes.
New toolkit shows little cities how to buy like big ones
A new online tool developed by The Atlas guides small and midsize cities through "big city" tactics for doing business with the private sector.
Georgia CIO details state's plans for its new $100 million cybersecurity center
Calvin Rhodes said the new facility will be used to train Army Cyber Command personnel and state and local IT workers trying to prevent future cyberattacks.
Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies
Federal report prices national next generation 911 rollout
The multibillion-dollar figure calculated by federal agencies will help Congress advance discussions on building such a communications system over the next decade.