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. You Are a Target

    You may not realize it, but you are a target. Your computer, your work and personal accounts and your information are all highly valuable to cyber criminals. Be mindful that bad guys are out to get you.

  2. Vendor Exposes Backup of Chicago Voter Roll via AWS Bucket

    Voter registration data belonging to the entirety of Chicago’s electoral roll—1.8 million records—was found a week ago in an Amazon Web Services bucket.

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  3. It’s Not Exactly Open Season on the iOS Secure Enclave

    Despite yesterday's leak of the Apple iOS Secure Enclave decryption key, experts are urging calm over claims of an immediate threat to user data.

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  4. Threatpost News Wrap, August 18, 2017

    Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week's security news, including a discussion on recent hijacking of popular Chrome extensions and Adobe's decision to end-of-life Flash Player.

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  5. Hacker Publishes iOS Secure Enclave Firmware Decryption Key

    A hacker identified only as xerub published the decryption key unlocking the iOS Secure Enclave Processor.

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  6. Social Media Postings

    Be careful: the more information you post online about yourself, the easier it is for a cyber attacker to target you and create custom attacks against you or your organization.

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