Fine Arts in Atlanta Brought Down by Security Breach

2019, April, Breaches

Who: Woodruff Arts Center

# of Records/People Affected: Undetermined

When: 26 April 2019

What happened: A security breach after an unauthorized third party caused a massive network outage, affecting many of the center’s operations and systems.

How Did it happen: The Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art were all affected by the breach.

Outcome: Steps were immediately taken to secure our systems and began working to implement enhanced security measures. Our team also began an investigation and an outside forensics firm was engaged.