Finding security's next 'American Idol'
It's like an "American Idol" for security geeks. Students at the Georgia Institute of Technology prep, sweat and show their stuff while a panel of critics decides their fates.
But unlike the popular "reality" TV show, judges aren't determining who can best carry a tune. Instead they weigh students' ideas for making information security more user-friendly, with $50,000 -- enough cash to fund a project for 12 months -- hanging in the balance. Finding security's next 'American Idol'
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