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. Drupal Patches Critical Bug That Leaves Platform Open to XSS Attack

    Drupal has patched several vulnerabilities – both moderately critical and critical – in two versions of its content management system platform.

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  2. FBI Warns of Spike in W-2 Phishing Campaigns

    A recent FBI public service advisory warned of an increase in reports of compromised or spoofed emails involving W-2 forms.

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  3. Supporters of Net Neutrality Vow to Fight Rule Changes

    The FCC’s rollback of network neutrality regulations is set to be complete in April, but it won't happen without a fight.

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  4. FTC Releases Article on Choosing VPN Apps for Mobile Phones

    Original release date: February 22, 2018

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued guidance to consumers considering using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for their mobile phones. Some mobile phone users choose to use VPNs to shield...

  5. Plugins

    Every plugin or add-on you install in your browser can expose you to more danger. Only install the plugins you need and make sure they are always current. If you no longer need a plugin, disable or remove it from your browser via your browser's...

  6. Cryptojacking Attack Found on Los Angeles Times Website

    A security researcher found Coinhive code hidden on a Los Angeles Times’ webpage that was secretly using visitors’ devices to mine cryptocurrency.

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