Atlanta CIO worries city employees will forget ransomware attack
"We have to tell people this can happen again," said Gary Brantley of the March 2018 ransomware attack on his city.
New 'Curiosity Lab' for AV testing has real pedestrians, steep roads
The new autonomous vehicle testing track, which is open to the public, offers to researchers obstacles not found on closed-track facilities.
Public safety data needs a strategy, Atlanta CIO says
Atlanta's recent adoption of gunshot-detection devices means there's even more data the city find ways to share and manage.
5G promises to bring 21st-century infrastructure — and fun with robots
At a smart cities conference in Atlanta, 5G was called as essential to cities today as sewers were in the 19th century. In the suburbs, it meant dancing robots.
House panel floats new cybersecurity grants for state, local governments
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and others told the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee that state and local governments need help preparing for cyberattacks.
Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards
Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.
Atlanta creates CIO advisory group to drive city's tech policy
The 13-member group includes technology executives at some of the city's biggest companies, including Delta Air Lines, Equifax and Chick-fil-A.
One year after Atlanta's ransomware attack, the city says it's transforming its technology
The city's new CIO, Gary Brantley, says cybersecurity is now "at the front of everything we do" in the wake of a cyberattack that cost Atlanta $17 million.
Atlanta names private-sector veteran as new CISO
William Wade III will assume his first role in the public sector with a city still rebuilding its digital infrastructure after a devastating ransomware attack last year.