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. Deloitte: ‘Very Few Clients’ Impacted by Cyber Attack

    Deloitte, one of the "big four" global accounting firms, admitted it fell victim to a cyber attack last year but downplayed the incident on Monday saying it only affected a few of its high profile clients.

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  2. Android Lockscreen Patterns Less Secure Than PINs

    Researchers settle PIN versus pattern debate with study that proves a low-tech hack makes cracking an unlock screen simple.

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  3. Chris Vickery on Amazon S3 Data Leaks

    Mike Mimoso talks to Chris Vickery of Upguard of the recent rash of Amazon S3 data leaks.

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  4. Adobe Private PGP Key Leak a Blunder, But It Could Have Been Worse

    Adobe suffered at a minimum a PR black eye on Friday when one of its private PGP keys was inadvertently published to its Product Incident Security Response Team (PSIRT) blog.

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  5. Oracle Patches Apache Vulnerabilities

    Original release date: September 25, 2017

    Oracle has released security updates to address Apache Struts 2 vulnerabilities found across multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an...

  6. Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Router

    The most effective steps you can take to secure your wireless network at home is to change the default admin password, enable WPA2 encryption and use a strong password for your wireless network.

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