County Wins PTI Award for Cybersecurity Awareness Efforts


Durham County's Information Services & Technology Department recently took home a 2016 Technology Solutions Award from the Public Technology Institute. The organization honored recent steps by the department to educate employees and the public about cybersecurity, according to a story from the IS&T website. Here is a look at the issue and the department's approach to cybersecurity by the numbers, according to IS&T’s story:

  • 200,000: estimated number of emails on an average month that come in to the County's system

  • 10: percentage of those emails that are caught as spam

  • 1,200: approximate number of employees recently educated about cybersecurity through this outreach campaign

  • 100: estimated number of community members attending cybersecurity event

​Learn more at the IS&T website.

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