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 Three Vulnerabilities in Core Engine

    Developers with Drupal patched three vulnerabilities, one critical, one being exploited in the wild, in Drupal’s core engine on Wednesday.

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  2. GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard

    Researchers at CyberArk have developed a bypass for Windows PatchGuard that leverages Intel's Processor Trace (Intel PT) technology to execute code at the kernel.

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  3. NSA-Backed OpenC2.org Aims to Defend Systems at Machine Speed

    Security experts, vendors, business and the NSA are developing a standardized language that rather than autonomously understands threats, acts on them.

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  4. What is Malware

    Malware is software--a computer program--used to perform malicious actions. In fact, the term malware is a combination of the words malicious and software. Cyber criminals install malware on your computers or devices to gain control over them or gain...

  5. IC3 Issues Internet Crime Report for 2016

    Original release date: June 21, 2017

    The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its 2016 Internet Crime Report, describing the numbers and types of cyber crimes reported to IC3. Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware...

  6. Drupal Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: June 21, 2017

    Drupal has released an advisory to address several vulnerabilities in Drupal versions 7.x and 8.x. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected...

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