Atlanta's Cyberattack and Permitting


At a recent Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting, the City of Atlanta’s Planning Department gave an update on the ransomware cyberattack the government suffered.

On March 22, the City of Atlanta experienced a ransomware cyberattack that prevented customers from accessing City applications and stalled electronic contact with City employees. Employee emails were down and Certain city functions were brought to a halt.

The City’s Planning Department Director, Tim Keane informed the TAC that the department was up and running. According to Commissioner Keane, there was no significant operational impact; permits and fees are being processed as well as inspections are being conducted; some department processes, including inspection assignments are slower, but are operational.

To learn more about the City’s Cyber Attack, click here. Also, to get updated information for residents and on individual departments, click here.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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