INA’s Impact podcast provides timely information on security, risk, intelligence, and investigation issues. This episode discusses how digital forensics are used in investigations.
Toll Free Call
Earlier in March, the U.S. FBI alerted users of the rise in video teleconferencing (VTC) hijackings. A VTC hijacking, often referred to as “Zoom-Bombing,” occurs as a video conference is taking place and is suddenly interrupted with pornographic material, hate images, and/or threatening language.
For years, pre-employment screenings relied almost exclusively on criminal background investigations. All these methods continue to have utility in modern investigations; however, in some cases these investigation methodologies may be augmented and even replaced with social media/open source investigations.
A new report indicates that on November 9, 2019, an eco-terrorist organization claims they murdered tech executives Tushar Atre and Erin Valenti. While this level of violence is denounced by mainstream activism, this action may indicate there are some unstable individuals willing to commit extreme violence on behalf of the movement.
CEOs are viewed as extremely valuable to an organization and this value is often the justification for security costs. Threats may come from mentally unstable individuals, activists, terrorists, or disgruntled employees.
The horrific events that occurred on Valentine’s Day this year continue to impact the national conscious. On that day, the world heard about the tragedy of a lone gunman entering the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killing 17 individuals. On that day, innocence was cut down by an individual willing to commit unthinkable acts of horror.
It has often been said a picture is worth a thousand words. If one photograph has this much value, imagine the benefits of placing various images and icons into a document and linking them to tell a complex story. INA’s use of intelligence analysis allows complex stories to be told in a simple, yet useful and understandable format.
In the latest episode of the ABC27 News podcast, “On Deadline”, Amanda St. Hilaire and Kendra Nichols talk to INA’s president, John Sancenito, about why your Christmas gifts may be creepy, how to balance convenience and privacy, and the steps you can take to make sure your kids’ tech toys aren’t spying on them.
Recent events in Minnesota, New York, and New Jersey may make some people apprehensive about their personal security in public places. The reason terrorists commit these types of crimes is to invoke fear into the general public.
A York County woman kidnapped by the Taliban four years ago appeared in a new video with her husband, saying their captors will kill them if Afghanistan doesn’t stop executing “militant prisoners”.