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. What Triggers HTTPS Chrome Browser Warnings?

    Researchers combed through 2,000 Chrome error reports to better classify HTTPS error warnings.

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  2. Malware Steals Data From Air-Gapped Network via Security Cameras

    Proof-of-concept malware called aIR-Jumper can be used to bypass air-gapped network protections and send data in and out of network.

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  3. Deep-Learning PassGAN Tool Improves Password Guessing

    A deep-learning network known as a GAN has been applied to passwords, and a tool called PassGAN significantly improves the ability to guess user passwords over tools such as Hashcat or John the Ripper.

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  4. WordPress Releases Security Update

    Original release date: September 20, 2017

    WordPress versions prior to 4.8.2 are affected by multiple vulnerabilities. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected website.

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  5. Cloud-Focused Firms Earn High Marks for Software Security in BSIMM8 Report

    Businesses that are cloud-focused tend to run the most secure software, while the healthcare sector is struggling the most when it comes to accomplishing the same goal, according to the BSIMM8 Report.

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  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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