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CC0 Public Domain

Hacking is a reality in the digital world in which we live. Recently, hackers penetrated the Democratic National Committee’s emails and, again, raised questions about the vulnerability of the technology we use in our elections and our everyday lives. What are the weak links in the nation’s cybersecurity? What can you do to avoid being an unwitting actor in these attacks? We hear from local experts on that.

Theresa Payton
- founder and CEO, Fortalice Solutions

Chris Swecker - former special agent in charge, Charlotte FBI field office; security and financial crimes consultant, Chris Swecker Enterprises

Dr. Bill Chu - professor of software and information systems, UNC Charlotte, College of Computing and Informatics

Nicole Perlroth - technology reporter, The New York Times