Service Detail


it-identity-mgmt-2.svgIT Identity Management

Harris County Universal Services provides identity management to protect the infrastructure and vital IT systems of Harris County from the threat of unauthorized access or sabotage. HCUS helps county departments address security risks by providing compliance reports that identify areas of vulnerability and recommends actions that mitigate identity breaches. 


Account Setup

HCUS sets up Harris County employee email accounts and mailboxes in a single, manageable domain.

User Authentication

HCUS uses standardized naming conventions and password and permission policies to avoid breaches.

​​​​​​​Global Address List

HCUS allows users to access address lists from across Harris County.


Single Domain

The single domain helps Harris County departments distribute their network resources more efficiently and securely.


HCUS ensures the safety of county users and data by applying uniform security procedures and standards for all accounts and passwords.

Security Authority

HCUS acts as the security authority to ensure all county users and data are protected and makes critical updates as necessary.