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. Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Network

    Be aware of all the devices connected to your home network, including baby monitors, gaming consoles, TVs, appliances or even your car. Ensure all those devices are protected by a strong password and/or are running the latest version of their...

  2. Attackers Use Undocumented MS Office Feature to Leak System Profile Data

    An undocumented Microsoft Office feature allows for spying via specially crafted Word documents—no macros, exploits or any other active content needed.

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  3. Pirate Bay Spotted Hosting Monero Cryptocurrency Miner

    A cryptocurrency miner surfaced on The Pirate Bay for a day over the weekend.

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  4. Reporting an Incident

    Eventually, we all get hacked. The bad guys are very persistent and we can all make a mistake. If a phone call from the "Help Desk" doesn't sound quite right, if an email seems suspicious or if a program you installed starts acting funny,...

  5. Rogue WordPress Plugin Allowed Spam Injection

    A rogue version of the WordPress plugin called “Display Widget” allowed third-parties to injecting spam advertising content into victims’ sites.

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  6. VMware Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: September 15, 2017

    VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in ESXi, vCenter Server, Fusion, and Workstation. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to...

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