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. Bluetooth

    Turn off Bluetooth if you are not using it on your computer or device. Not only does this make it more secure, but it also saves battery life.

  2. 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.

  3. HP to Patch Bug Impacting 50 Enterprise Printer Models

    HP said dozens of enterprise-class printer models will receive a patch for an arbitrary code execution vulnerability sometime this week.

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  4. Uber Reveals 2016 Breach of 57 Million User Accounts

    Uber CEO said a 2016 data breach that exposed 57 million Uber user accounts and a subsequent payment of $100,000 to a hacker to delete data and keep it a secret is inexcusable.

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  5. Kids and Mobile Devices

    If you have kids with mobile devices, create a central home charging station in your bedroom. Before the kids go to bed at night, have them put their mobile devices there so they are not tempted to play with them when they should be sleeping.

  6. Intel Patches CPU Bugs Impacting Millions of PCs, Servers

    Intel released eight patches for vulnerabilities in remote management software and firmware that could allow local adversaries to elevate privileges, run arbitrary code, crash systems and eavesdrop on communications.

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