In the news: Rogers working to secure high school computer networks

Nearly every school system in the United States has its own computer system, and Marcus Rogers says they have become an easy target for cybercriminals.

"They tend to be pretty wide open and insecure, and there's a lot of ability to use those as test beds," said Rogers, associate professor of computer and information technology in Purdue's College of Technology. "Credit card fraud, identity theft, or in some cases, they might even be going out and looking at some sort of foreign espionage."

That's why he and two Purdue graduate students are working to put a stop to it.

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