All systems go. Augusta’s network back up and running

The city of Augusta has continued to work with both its internal IT team and outside cybersecurity specialists to respond to the network disruption that began on May 21.

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Over the past several weeks, the city has continued to restore services affected by the network disruption. As a result o these efforts, all Augusta services have returned to full functionality, according to a news release from Brennan Meagher with Mayor Garnett Johnson’s office.

“It’s a great day in Augusta,” said Johnson. “Thank you to our IT Department, and all city departments, for helping respond promptly to meet the needs of our constituents in this trying time. I’m proud to announce that because we trusted the work of our experts and put processes in place to protect our
citizens and their data, we are back to functioning at full capacity.”

A thorough investigation is ongoing to determine the extent to which any sensitive personal information was impacted by this incident. Augusta remains committed to taking all appropriate actions to notify any impacted individuals identified once a determination is made, the news release continued.

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