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. FTC Releases Alert on Tech-Support Scams

    Original release date: June 23, 2017

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on technical-support scams. In these schemes, deceptive tech-support...

  2. Siemens Patches Vulnerabilities in SIMATIC CP, XHQ

    Siemens patched two vulnerabilities in products, SIMATIC CP and XHQ, commonly found in industrial control system setups this week

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  3. Few Victims Reporting Ransomware Attacks to FBI

    The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) identified ransomware as one of 2016's top threats, but a relatively small number of attacks were reported.

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  4. Threatpost News Wrap, June 23, 2017

    Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Citizen Lab's latest report, WannaCry hitting Honda, GhostHook, and Fireball.

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  5. NSA Advocates Data Sharing Framework

    Fighting attackers needs a new approach that leverages a public-private data sharing framework, enabling immediate and collective responses.

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  6. Back up Your Files

    Eventually, we all have an accident or get hacked. And when we do, backups are often the only way to recover. Backups are cheap and easy; make sure you are backing up all of your personal information (such as family photos) on a regular basis.

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