‘Information Management Blog’

We just posted the seventh episode of our Threat & Fraud podcast. We finalized our outline for the episode on Wednesday and made arrangements to record the episode on Thursday morning. When the time came to record the episode, the statistics we had compiled on 2019 mass shootings were already obsolete: Three more people had […]

A few months ago, Jimmy Kimmel complained that “nobody’s doing anything” to address the problems of mass shootings and guns in our schools.   I don’t believe that’s completely accurate. There are plenty of people trying to address these problems, but practical solutions often get assigned a political label and are never given serious consideration in […]

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% […]