Information Technology

Washington County has been selected as a National Cyber Security Awareness Month Champion
NCSAM Week 2 Theme Cyber Security Is Everyones Business
Agency Focus
Analyze, coordinate, and implement information technology for Washington County

Program
The Information Technology Department provides the technology leadership, system implementation, and ongoing support for a broad range of technologies used by county departments to provide quality services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses. We provide to other Washington County departments services for analyzing, planning, coordinating, developing, and implementing computer software and hardware, as well as, providing continued training and technical assistance.

Types of Support Provided
  • Application Development, Implementation, Training, and Support Services
  • Infrastructure Development and Support Services
  • Enterprise Services
  • Administration and Security
  • Hardware Procurement, Implementation, and Support Services
  • User Community Help Desk
Stop. Think. Connect.
Stop. Think. Connect.™ is the global cyber-security awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The message was created by an unprecedented coalition of private companies, non-profits, and government organizations with leadership provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). NCSA, in partnership with the APWG, continue to lead the campaign. The Department of Homeland Security leads the federal engagement in the campaign.

Cyber Security News

  1. Don't Lose That Device

    Did you know that according to the Verizon DBIR team, you are 16 times more likely to lose a laptop or mobile devices than have it stolen? When you are traveling, always double-check to make sure you have your mobile device with you, such as when...

  2. Google Play Bounty Promises $1,000 Rewards for Flaws in Popular Apps

    Google announced a public bug bounty for Google Play that brings developers and researchers together to find and patch flaws in popular apps.

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  3. Hackers Take Aim at SSH Keys in New Attacks

    SSH private keys are being targeted by hackers who have stepped up the scanning of thousands of WordPress website in search of private keys.

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  4. Google Advanced Protection Trades Ease-of-Use for Security

    Experts applaud a new Google service, Advanced Protection, which beefs up account password protection and limits access to a user’s Gmail and Drive.

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  5. Securely Deleting Files

    When you delete a file, that file is actually still on your computer. The only way you can truly and securely remove a file is by wiping it or using some type of secure deletion.

  6. FBI Asks Businesses to Share Details About DDoS Attacks

    The FBI has made an appeal to organizations victimized by DDoS attacks to share details and characteristics of those incidents.

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