‘Information Management Blog’

On December 2, 2015, a married couple carried out a terrorist attack on a group of San Bernardino County employees gathered in a rented banquet room.  The attack left 14 people dead and 22 seriously injured.  Following the attack, the couple was pursued by law enforcement and killed after a five-minute gun battle. At the […]

This post provides links and resources referenced in Episode 5 (Cryptocurrency Fraud Pt. 2) of Alpine’s Threat & Fraud podcast. Podcast Episode Ransomware Statistics Link to article on ransomware statistics. Stealing Power & Computing Resources Link to article on bitcoin miner who routed cables through a fish pond to steal power. Link to article on […]

This post provides links to information and examples referenced in Episode 4 (Cryptocurrency Fraud – Part 1) of Alpine’s Threat & Fraud Podcast. Podcast Episode: Bogus Crypto / Initial Coin Offering Link to story discussing the recent Modern Tech / Pincoin / IFAN scam that resulted in 32,000 investors losing a combined $660 Million. 51% […]

Unfortunately, we see far too many headlines reporting firearms-related violence and mass shootings at our schools, workplaces, entertainment venues and houses of worship. Our politicians have been debating solutions for decades, yet the frequency and severity of mass shootings continues to increase. No matter where you stand on the political spectrum or gun debate, it’s […]

Are video cameras effective in fighting crime and protecting your students and staff?  Update: 7/11/2019 – Alpine Threat & Fraud Podcast Episode We’ve had a number of conversations with school administrators, technologists, and law enforcement lately, and I’d like to share what we’ve learned: Cameras have been an effective tool against property crimes.  People are […]