Professionals from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other institutions recently spent a day discussing the growing field of cybersecurity to students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora. "The world of cybersecurity is a very critical topic right now," said panelist Rafael Diaz, a cybersecurity official who has special clearance from Homeland Security. "It has a lot of information, a lot of players and no boundaries. If it can affect a local bank, it can affect the Department of Revenue."

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