Murray Associates TSCM - Electronic surveillance detection and counterespionage consulting for business, government and at-risk individuals.

Technical Information Security Surveys (TSCM) Counterespionage Consulting Services
for business & government, since 1978.



New York area headquarters.

Services available worldwide.




TSCM, Debugging, Bug Sweeps, Electronic Countermeasures


Debugging offices and conference rooms also includes an information security survey, and personal counterespionage consulting.

Workplace Inspections

• Law offices

• Boardrooms

• Trading floors

• Executive suites

• Conference rooms

• Board meeting inspections

• Info-loss vulnerability surveys



Debugging sweeps on all types of vehicles, including: cars, boats and aircraft (limousines, planes, autos, yachts, automobiles, airplanes)

Vehicle Inspections

• Eavesdropping Detection

• GPS Tracking Detection

• Limousines

• Aircraft

• Yachts



Wirelesss LAN TSCM inspections locate illegal rogue access points, Wi-Fi bugs, transmission and legal compliance issues.


Wi-Fi Cyber Espionage

• Wi-Fi Security & Compliance Audits

• Whole building / floor security audits

• Compliance surveys (HIPAA, GLBA,

  Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI-DSS, FISMA,

  DoD 8100.2, ISO 27001, Basel II)



TSCM is only part of a Murray Associates debugging sweep. We also conduct an information security survey for you.

Intellectual Property Protection Information Security Audits

• Information security surveys

• Business espionage prevention

• Information security




Inspecting for spycams and video recorders in restrooms, shower and locker areas, and any place where there is an expectation of privacy.

Optical Surveillance Detection

• Spycams, Covert Video

• Privacy due diligence for hotels, country clubs, resorts, community pools, schools and high profile individuals.



Bug sweeps are essential to protecting personal privacy in: homes, residences, corporate apartments, hotel rooms and off-site meeting locations.

Residential Surveillance Detection

• Corporate apartments

• Executive homes & offices

• Off-site business meetings

• Hotel room & resort conference areas

Movies, documentaries and videos highlighting Murray Associates TSCM eavesdropping detection debugging and information security services. Murray Associates TSCM lets you find the bugs, taps and other surveillance devices in this fun game of be a sweeper, beat the bugger.

Eavesdropping History Emporium & et cœtera



Hall of Technology


    1900 - The Whispering Telephone Mouthpiece


    1912 - Scientific Eavesdropping -"The Dictograph"


    1914 - To Stop Telephone-Eavesdropping


    1936 - Eavesdropping Machine Aids Police


    1955 - Eavesdropping: New U.S. Big Business


    1957 - Tools of the Eavesdropping Trade


    1960 - Tools of the Eavesdropping Trade


    1961 - Is the White House Bugged?


    1964 - Bug Thy Neighbor (state of the art & predictions)


    1966 - The Big Snoop (Martini Olive Bug)


    1968 - Bernard Spindel - The Ominous Ear (excerpt)


    1988 - Murray's Laser Beam Eavesdropping Experiments


    2000 - The X-Band Bug


    1900's - Present - A Brief History of SpyCams



Hall of Capers


    1912 - How Detective Burns Listened to Dynamiter Plots


    1916 - Burns Detectives & NYPD Tap Law Firm


    1917 - The American Protective League (APL)


    1936 - Spies of Industry in Action


    1938 - Wiretapping in New York City


    1948 - Jim Vaus & The Hollywood Vice Queen Tap


    1950s - Cosmetics Industry Capers


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part I


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part II


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part III


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part IV


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part V


    1955 - The New York City Wiretap Scandal


    1955 - The Hollywood Wiretap Scandal


    1951-1961 - William Turner, FBI Spy



Hall of Personalities


    1940s & 50s - James Lawrence Fly - Wiretap Warrior


    1946 - Jim Vaus - The Wiretapper Who Left The Mob


    1955 - H.E.M. Bernhard - The Truth About Wire Tapping


    1958 - Gerard M. Callahan - "Cheesebox Callahan"


    1966 - Bernard Spindel - Ace of The Bugging Business


    1965 - Hal Lipset - The Bug in the Martini Olive


    1972 - Frank Wills - Security Guard - Watergate Hero



Hall of Words


    Eavesdropping Quotations and References


    Jim Vaus - Wiretapper - His Own Words (rare audio & photos)


    Moreau - So You Want to be an Industrial Spy?


    QUIZ - Would You Make A Good Spy?


    Robert MacNeil, NBC-TV, is Bugged.


    1974 - Richard M. Nixon's Resignation Letter



Hall of Photogravure


    1962 - Wiretap Ad



Hall of Cartoons


    Funny Side of Surveillance & Espionage



The Gift Shop


    Rare Surveillance Related Books