Cyber Consultants

Shawn Murray

Shawn Murray is a Principal Scientist and the President/CEO at Murray Security Services. He is assigned to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency as a Senior Cyber Security Professional and is an officer in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol. Dr. Murray has worked with the NSA, FBI, CIA and the U.S. Defense and State Departments on various cyber initiatives and has over 20 years of IT, Communications, and Cyber Security experience.

His previous assignments include work with the U.S. Army Cyber Command in Europe, the U.S. Air Force, and with commercial industry in various roles of Information Assurance and Cyber Security. He has traveled the globe performing physical and cybersecurity assessments on critical national defense and coalition programs and has prepared reports for the House Armed Services Committee. Dr Murray also serves on the International Board of Directors for the Information Systems Security Association.

Consulting expertise includes:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Risk & Information Systems Control
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Federal Information Technology
  • Program Management
  • CISSP

Mark Spencer

Since 1993, Mark Spencer has been an experienced cybersecurity professional. He’s held a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification #5218 since 1997. He was Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Security at Colorado Technical University for five years and developed much of the undergraduate coursework for the Computer Security concentration in Computer Science. He was Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Security for Regis University for two years.

Now, Mr. Spencer is a member of the Industry Advisory Board, Colorado State University- Fort Collins, Computer Science Department, the Industry Advisory Board, Regis University, Computer Science Department, and the Business and Industry Leadership Team for Arapaho Community College in Littleton, Colorado. He is an experienced speaker at conferences and leader in training cybersecurity subjects. He is a past president of the Colorado Springs chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and helped grow the chapter from a handful of members to one of the largest chapters in the world. He is a Distinguished Fellow of ISSA and a member of the ISSA Honor Roll.

Consulting expertise includes:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Assurance
  • Vulnerability Assessment