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Schenectady County Moves to .Gov Website Domain

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New Domain will Increase Security and Protect Residents from Fraud

The Schenectady County Legislature announced that the county’s official

website,, has changed to effective Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Only qualified U.S.-based government agencies can use .gov domains, which require stricter security control. County email addresses will also switch to the new domain

“Migrating to a .gov domain increases security and can help our residents feel confident that the information they access on can be trusted,” said Anthony Jasenski, Chair of the Schenectady County Legislature. “To make the transition smoother, site visitors who use the old domain will be automatically redirected to our new URL and emails will also be forwarded.”

“In this ever-evolving technological landscape, securing our website has become more vital than ever before,” said County Legislator Rich Ruzzo, Chair of the Technology & Communications Committee. “Upgrading to a .gov domain helps us stay ahead of the curve by making it harder for cybercriminals to impersonate our employees, websites, and emails, while also safeguarding sensitive information, and building public trust in the content available at”

Over time the county will phase-out the use of online, in publications, and other public-facing materials.  

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