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Jim Wells County Information Technology 

Roberto R. Silva
County IT Administrator
Phone: 361-668-5892

Mailing Address:
200 N. Almont Street, Ste. B-106
Alice, Texas 78332

Physical Address:
200 N. Almond Street, Ste. B-106
Alice, Texas 78332

About the Office

The County IT Administrator is responsible for a wide range of technical tasks which keep the County's IT Network, Servers, and Security System in good health.   The IT Administrator's most important tasks are to determine the County's systems needs and hardware acquisitions to accomplish its business objectives, to provide IT support to all county departments and their staff including on-site training and workshop, to ensure all workstations, servers, and network devices are performing optimally and carry out maintenance of them.  

The County IT Administrator works in close liaison with technology suppliers and service providers in respect of software, hardware, and services.  Therefore the IT Administrator must be able to source quotes from vendors, be the single point of contact for IT related purchases, and be responsible for providing the purchase order and request to the supplier.  The County IT Administrator is responsible for presenting recommendations to the County department heads and providing resources and information required to assist them in their decision-making.

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Links & Resources
Securing the Human
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DHS Cyber Emergency Response Team
  • The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) works to reduce risks within and across all critical infrastructure sectors by partnering with law enforcement agencies and the intelligence community and coordinating efforts among Federal, state, local, and tribal governments and control systems owners, operators, and vendors. Additionally, ICS-CERT collaborates with international and private sector Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) to share control systems-related security incidents and mitigation measures.

Symantec Security Response
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Government Technology
  • is the online portal to Government Technology, a division of e.Republic, Inc. Government Technology and its sister publications are an award-winning family of magazines covering information technology's role in state and local governments. Through in-depth coverage of IT case studies, emerging technologies and the implications of digital technology on the policies and management of public sector organizations, Government Technology chronicles the dynamics of governing in the information age. Managers, elected officials, CIOs and technology staff at all levels of government gain IT news and event information from Government Technology magazine.

County Information Resources Agency
  • The County Information Resources Agency (CIRA) provides technology services and resources to more than 140 counties and local governments in Texas, including email and website services.

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