The final cost for the cyberattack that crippled the City of Atlanta’s court systems and watershed department could wind up costing taxpayers big – to the tune of nearly $20 million.  The March attack, which saw hackers ask for roughly $50,000 in bitcoin to restore service, crippled the city for weeks and technicians are still sorting out the damage.  With millions in upgrades and contracts with security experts, the total cost, according to a confidential report, will wind up at some $17 million.  With a state dedicated to cybersecurity, (see the new Cyber Center in Augusta) such a massive and costly flub from Atlanta officials has their ship SINKING…

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