Public agencies working to close security gaps

Monday, 31 July 2006, 12:59 AM EST

Starting this fall, Palm Beach County students can win software worth $500 in a competition to spot the school district's computer network weaknesses. The "Hack Me" contest is among the school district's latest efforts to improve computer safety.

"Students have proven to be very inventive and creative and very adaptive to technology and if we get the best and brightest students helping us rather than doing it for sport, we think it will help us close any gaps that might exist," said Nat Harrington, Palm Beach County district spokesman.

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