City of Petersburg

The City of Petersburg Collaborates with Sophos, Setting New Standards in Municipal Cybersecurity

Incorporated in 1748 by the Virginia General Assembly, Petersburg has a rich historical legacy. Home to 33,000 residents, the town was the site of several key Civil War battles. Its local governing body, the City of Petersburg, supports 600 dedicated employees who provide services that span various domains, including taxes, public works, water, and sewer management.

As the city’s Director of Information Technology, Gerrit VanVoorhees plays a pivotal role in implementing cybersecurity solutions to protect the government’s growing infrastructure.

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