The City of Albany worked with the NYS Information Technology Services and FBI, but officials didn’t have an update on those investigations.

In the immediate aftermath of the attack, employees received daily updates and were offered credit monitoring. Every city desktop and laptop was scanned before being put back online. The 2020 proposed budget for is expected to include a 25% percent increase in funding for the IT department, which will go to more future-proofing from cyber-attacks over the current $1.2 million budget.