David Mercer is a member of the SF Bay Area InfraGard, a public/private partnership with the FBI. A quick blurb:

InfraGard is a unique national partnership between the private sector and the U.S. government represented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard Chapter has been established in partnership with the FBI San Francisco Division. The San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard Chapter is one of 86 chapters in the FBI’s InfraGard network and a member of the InfraGard National Members Alliance.

We use this to stay in the know on any up and coming security issues, as well as assist in reporting any security scams or attempted scams our clients may be victim to.