Information Technology

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. Two-Step Verification

    Two-step verification is one of the best steps you can take to secure any account. Two-step verification is when you require both a password and code sent to or generated by your mobile device. Examples of services that support two-step...

  2. Apple Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: December 13, 2017

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected...

  3. 19-Year-Old TLS Vulnerability Weakens Modern Website Crypto

    New research shows how an old vulnerability called ROBOT can be exploited using an adaptive chosen-ciphertext attack to reveal the plaintext for a given TLS session.

    ThreatPost Cyber Seurity Information
  4. Transport Layer Security (TLS) Vulnerability

    Original release date: December 13, 2017

    CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on a Transport Layer Security (TLS) vulnerability. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to access sensitive...

  5. Apple Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: December 12, 2017

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in AirPort Base Station. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    US-CERT...

  6. Use Caution Opening Email Attachments

    A common method cyber criminals use to hack into people's computers is to send them emails with infected attachments. People are tricked into opening these attachments because they appear to come from someone or something they know and trust. Only...

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