The Information Technology (I.T.) Department (“Department”) provides technical and administrative support for the use of technology in the operation and management of Village services. The Department addresses hardware and software issues for the purpose of integrating data and providing beneficial information throughout the organization to assist management in decision making, makes custom modifications to existing software, and replaces a number of desktops and laptops annually through the Village five year Capital Budget Plan. Additionally, the Department upgrades shared servers to virtual servers and separates their functions to improve application performance and isolate failure modes. The Department also manages the network intrusion detection devices, software, firewalls, antivirus and conducts regular cyber-attack drills to safeguard Village data from internet hackers.