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Kevin D. Murray – CPP, CISM, CFE, MPSC
Technical Information Security Consultant / Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Specialist
Murray Associates TSCM • Spybusters, LLC
P.O. Box 668
Oldwick, NJ 08858-0668
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Kevin D. Murray, ia a Technical Information Security Consultant who specializes in: workplace electronic surveillance detection and deterrence (Technical Surveillance Countermeasures / TSCM, aka debugging sweeps); information security security surveys, and business counterespionage consulting services.
Murray Associates – Director
August 1978 – Present (35+ years)
Providing eavesdropping / optical detection and counterespionage consulting services to business, government and at-risk individuals. Over 3960+ successful assignments completed to date. Awarded IAPSC Meritorious Life Membership in 2015.
January 1971 – August 1978 (7 years 8 months)
• Investigator (Grade I, II & III) – Conducted corporate investigations.
• Investigations Manager (NJ) – Supervised the New Jersey Investigations department (8-14 investigators).
• Director of Electronic Countermeasures Services (global)
William Paterson University of New Jersey – 1978–1981— BS, Criminal Justice. Magna Cum Laude
• NRI Radio-Electronics Course
• 2-year apprenticeship with ex-CIA Technical Operations Director
• Dektor Counterintelligence & Security School
• REI Technical Training School (multiple courses)
• Mobile Device: Threats and Security Challenges (ISACA)
• Wireless Security Seminar (ISACA)
• Computer Forensics for "High-Tech Crimes" (ISACA)
• Mobile Phone Seizure Certification Course (BKforensics)
• Cell Phone Forensics 101 (BKforensics)
• Mitigate Risk of Spear Phishing (Aujas Information Risk Services)
• Security Clearance Webinar (University of Fairfax)
• WLS Webinar (AirPatrol)
• XRY Cell Phone & GPS Forensics
• IAPSC (Annual Meeting seminars – 3-days, 1990-Present)
• NJLPIA – Investigator's Seminar
• Tektronix Spectrum Analysis Training
• Cell Phone Investigations - Rutgers University / Police Technical
• Apple Seminar - Mobile Device Management & Security
• AOC - Signal Analysis in Congested Environments
• Author – "Is My Cell Phone Bugged? Everything you need to know to keep your mobile communications private." http://www.IsMyCellPhoneBugged.com or Amazon http://tinyurl.com/IMCPB-BOOK
• Advanced Instrumentation — Murray Associates has a long history of innovations and advancements in the field of electronic surveillance detection. (http://www.counterespionage.com/about.html)
• Video Introduction to Counterespionage Services (http://www.counterespionage.com/services.html) A short video introduction which answers the most often asked questions about Murray Associates eavesdropping detection and counterespionage consulting services.
• SpyWarn™ – (http://www.spywarn.com) An Android cell phone forensic examination app. Designed to be used by anyone to determine if a smartphone is infected with surveillance spyware.
This type of spyware can:
• Monitor your text messages.
• Access your voice mails.
• Steal contact lists.
• Send fake messages.
• Make your phone dial someone.
• Text your spy revealing the length of your calls.
• Alert your spy whenever you use your phone.
• and – more at: http://www.IsMyCellPhoneBugged.com
• SpyWarn™ - Anti-Spyware Kit for Smartphones (http://www.counterespionage.com/sw.html)
SpyWarn Anti-Spyware Kit for Smartphones™ - A unique physical security protocol to increase smartphone security & privacy.
Spycam Detection Training
• SPYCAM DETECTION TRAINING™ (http://spycamdetection.training)
Basic on-line training for security and facilities managers to detect and deter video voyeurism in workplace Expectation of Privacy areas. A two-part strategy; policy implementation, and professional detection training. Also of interest to business travelers who want to check their hotel rooms.
Competitive Intelligence, Counterespionage, etc.
Physical Security Surveys
Security Risk Assessments
Travel / Meeting Security
Cultural Properties / Libraries
Educational Institutions / Schools
Financial (Banking, Insurance, Etc.)
Gaming / Casino
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Hospitality / Lodging / Resorts
Manufacturing / Industrial
Restaurants / Bars / Nightclubs
Transportation (Supply Chain, etc.)
Travel / Meeting
Utilities (Communication, Water, Power, Oil, Gas)
Warehouse / Distribution / Cargo
Electronic Surveillance Detection
Cell Phone Security
Prior Speaking Experience
IAPSC, NALI , NJLPI, ASIS, ACFE, INFRAGARD, ERI (meetings and conferences, 1980-present)
Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, USA Today, International Security News, Corporate Security, Security Management, Congressional Quarterly, Security Letter, Time, Boardroom Reports, The Washington Post, Business Finance, PI Journal, Privacy Journal, and several Internet security sites
BBC "Channel 4"
This American Life – "Spies Like Us"
CNBC - Crime Inc. - "Secrets for Sale"
WUSA "Someone is Listening"
Discovery Channel – Daily Planet
HBO Original Series – "K Street"
Discovery / Times Channel – "Someone's Watching"
Fox News – "212"
CNBC – "Crime, Inc."
TECHNICAL ADVISOR to:
HBO, George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, ABC News 20/20, FOX News, CNN, CBS News, NBC Dateline, CNBC, Orion Pictures.
Murray, Kevin D. Is My Cell Phone Bugged? Everything you need to know to keep your mobile communications private. Austin, TX: Emerald Book Company, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-934572-88-7) (http://www.IsMyCellPhoneBugged.com)
Murray, Kevin D. Business Spies . . . and the Top 10 Spybusting Tips They Don’t Want You to Know! Oldwick, NJ: Spybusters, LLC, 2010. (ISBN B003VYCDRK)
Murray, Kevin D. Electronic Eavesdropping & Industrial Espionage: The Missing Business School Courses. Oldwick, NJ: Spybusters, LLC, 1992–2013.
"Kevin's Security Scrapbook – Spy news from New York" (http://spybusters.blogspot.com).
Security Management magazine articles. The journal of the American Society for Industrial Security.
Murray, Kevin D. How to Handle Counterespionage. Buildings Magazine, 2014 http://www.buildings.com/buzz/buildings-buzz/entryid/212/how-to-handle-counterespionage.aspx
Arrington, Winston. Now Hear This! Electronic Eavesdropping Equipment Designs. Chicago, IL: Sheffield Electronics Co., 1997. Electronic Countermeasures sections. (ISBN B0012K8WKW)
Bottom, N. R., and R. R. J. Gallati. Industrial Espionage: Intelligence Techniques & Countermeasures. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., 1984. Electronic Counterintelligence section. (ISBN 0409951080)
Guindon, Kathleen M. A.M. Best’s Safety & Security Directory. Oldwick, NJ: A.M. Best & Co., 2001. Chapter 15, “Spy vs. Spy: Everything You Need To Know About Corporate Counterespionage.” (LoC Catalog Card Number 74-618599, ISBN B000VU9PI2)
Johnson, William M. 101 Questions & Answers About Business Espionage. N.p., Shoreline, Washington: The Questor Group, 2003. Questions and Answers section. (ISBN 1591096227)
Krieger, Gary R. Accident Prevention Manual: Security Management. N.p., Itasca, Illinois: National Safety Council, 1997. Chapter 20, “Communications Security.” (ISBN 087912198X)
Lee, Edward L. II. Staying Safe Abroad: Traveling, Working & Living in a Post-9/11 World. Williamsburg, MI: Sleeping Bear Risk Solutions LLC, 2008. Eavesdropping Detection section. (ISBN 0981560504)
Mars-Proietti, Laura. The Grey House Safety & Security Directory. Amenia, NY: Grey House Publishing, 2004. Chapter 16, “Eavesdropping Detection.” (ISBN 1592370675)
Montgomery, Reginald J., and
William J. Majeski, eds. Corporate Investigation – First and Second Editions. Tucson, AZ: Lawyers & Judges Publishing, 2001 & 2005. Chapter 5, Electronic Eavesdropping & Corporate Counterespionage. (ISBN 0913875635)
Reid, Robert N. Facility Manager’s Guide To Security: Protecting
Your Assets. Lilburn, GA: Fairmont Press, 2005. Chapter 12. (ISBN 0881734799
Rothfeder, Jeffrey. Privacy for Sale: How Computerization Has Made Everyone’s Private Life an Open Secret. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Chapter 9, “Shadow of
Technology.” (ISBN 067173492X)
Schnabolk, Charles. Physical Security: Practices & Technology. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1983. Eavesdropping & Countermeasures chapter. (ISBN 040995067X)
Sennewald, Charles A. CPP. Security Consulting – Third Edition. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004. Chapter 15, “A Successful Security Consulting Business Stands on a Tripod.” (ISBN 0750677945)
Shannon, M. L. The Phone Book: The Latest High-Tech Techniques and Equipment for Preventing Electronic Eavesdropping, Recording Phone Calls, Ending Harassing Calls, and Stopping Toll Fraud. Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 1998. Sidebars and illustrations. (ISBN 0873649729)
Shannon, M. L. The Bug Book: Wireless Microphones & Surveillance Transmitters. Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 2000. (ISBN 1581600658)
Swift, Theodore N. Wiretap Detection Techniques: A Guide To Checking Telephone Lines For Wiretaps. Austin, TX: Thomas Investigative Publications, Inc., 2005. (ISBN 0918487056)
Walsh, Timothy J., and Richard J. Healy. The Protection of Assets Manual.15 Aberdeen, WA: Silver Lake, 1987. Section 15, “Electronic Eavesdropping Detection.” (ISBN 0930868048)
Periodicals: The Legal Investigator, PI Journal (cover story), Full Disclosure, World Association of Detectives News… and many more.
In the works...
• Electronic Eavesdropping Detection Course - On-line training for security and facilities managers to help them fulfill last-minute requests for basic debugging sweeps of conference rooms and boardrooms. Also of interest to business travelers who want to check their hotel rooms.
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