Kennesaw strengthens cyber-security software

For nearly $33,499, Kennesaw city officials have purchased new software to enhance their cyber-security email threat detection and anti-phishing training. (Courtesy of Kennesaw)
For nearly $33,499, Kennesaw city officials have purchased new software to enhance their cyber-security email threat detection and anti-phishing training. (Courtesy of Kennesaw)

Kennesaw City Council members recently purchased software for cyber-security email threat detection and anti-phishing training for nearly $33,499.

The city will add this state-of-the-art ProofPoint software to its current programs of antivirus protection, anti-spam, content filters and multiple firewalls, according to the city’s Information Technology Department. Also, this new software will enhance and bolster the protection of its users against ongoing cyber threats and attack.

This software is in the approved Fiscal Year 2021 budget.

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