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. Neptune Exploit Kit Dropping Cryptocurrency Miners Through Malvertisements

    Researchers say the Neptune, or Terror exploit kit has been spreading Monero cryptocurrency miners via malvertisements.

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  2. Android Spyware Linked to Chinese SDK Forces Google to Boot 500 Apps

    More than 500 Android mobile apps have been removed from Google Play after it was discovered that an embedded advertising SDK called Igenix could be leveraged to quietly install spyware on devices.

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  3. Foxit to Fix PDF Reader Zero Days by Friday

    Foxit Software says it will fix two vulnerabilities in its PDF reader products that could be triggered through its JavaScript API to execute code.

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  4. Fuze Patches TPN Handset Vulnerabilities

    VoIP vendor Fuze earlier this year patched three vulnerabilities that exposed user account information and enabled unauthorized authentication.

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  5. Industrial Cobots Might Be The Next Big IoT Security Mess

    Researchers at IOActive are sounding an early alarm on the security of industrial collaboration robots, or cobots. These machines work side-by-side with people and contain vulnerabilities that could put physical safety at risk.

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  6. Never Share Your Passwords

    Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions.

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