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. New Magniber Ransomware Targets South Korea, Asia Pacific

    Researchers identified a new ransomware family called Magniber that uniquely only targets users in South Korea and the Asia Pacific regions.

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  2. ‘IOTroop’ Botnet Could Dwarf Mirai in Size and Devastation, Says Researcher

    Malware dubbed IOTroop that researchers say is "worse than Mirai" has already infected one million businesses worldwide.

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  3. Necurs-Based DDE Attacks Now Spreading Locky Ransomware

    Researchers have spotted Locky ransomware infections emanating from the Necurs botnet via Word attachments using a DDE technique that Microsoft says is an Office feature and does not merit a security patch.

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  4. Threatpost News Wrap, Oct. 20, 2017

    This week's Threatpost News Wrap Podcast recaps the ROCA, KRACK and Boundhook attacks, as well as the release of Google Advanced Protection for Gmail.

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  5. Cisco Warns 69 Products Impacted by KRACK

    Cisco patched a critical bug in its Cloud Services Platform 2100 hardware and at the same time told customers 96 of its products are vulnerable to KRACK vulnerabilities.

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  6. 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...

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