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Posted on: March 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Town of Banff Cybersecurity Incident

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The Town of Banff was subject to a cybersecurity incident on March 19, 2022, which affected the Town’s computer systems.

Upon learning of the incident, the Town of Banff took steps to secure its systems and mitigate the impact to their data and operations. Independent cybersecurity experts have been retained to assist the Town in dealing with the matter in accordance with industry best practices.

“The protection and privacy of our residents and their personal information is of utmost importance to the Town of Banff. A team of cybersecurity experts are assisting the Town in assessing the impact while simultaneously strengthening the security of our systems,” said Jason Darrah, Director of Communications. “The Alberta Privacy Commissioner has been notified and we will work with officials on this incident.”

The Town of Banff is committed to data safety and is taking the matter very seriously and is asking its employees, the public and its partners for their patience as it seeks to remediate the situation.

The Town is committed to providing updates where appropriate and will provide updates on our website. Any questions or media inquiries should be directed to Jason Darrah, Communications Director, or 403-762-1207.

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