We protect the data and privacy of the City and its residents.
We strive to provide a centralized, secure and resilient environment which facilitates and protects the City of Boston, reduces risk and maintains privacy, while promoting innovation, economic growth and transparency.
1 City Hall Square, Room 703
Boston, MA 02201
Office hoursMonday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The mission of the City of Boston’s Cybersecurity Team is to continually increase the security posture and reduce organizational cyber risk. We accomplish this while providing secure, convenient, and reliable access to information and technology resources. Supporting this mission are three pillars:
Building a community of experts and improving employee and constituent competency through security education, training, and awareness
Creating the appropriate governance and policy structures
Implementing robust, resilient, and scalable security architecture and solutions
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Get help if you are being impacted by ransomware.
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