Information Technology

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber Security News

  1. Forwarding Emails

    When you forward an email to others or copy new people to an email thread, review all the content in the entire email and make sure the information contained in it is suitable for everyone. It is very easy to forward emails to others, not realizing...

  2. Joomla! Releases Security Update for CMS

    Original release date: October 25, 2016

    Joomla! has released version 3.6.4 of its Content Management System (CMS) software to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to...

  3. Week Four of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Original release date: October 25, 2016

    In partnership with DHS, the National Cyber Security Alliance has released information on 

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Agency Focus
Analyze, coordinate, and implement information technology for Washington County

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.

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