Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Richard Murray manages the FBI Dallas Cyber Task Force (CTF), a multi-disciplinary team of Special Agents, Analysts, Computer Scientists, Task Force Officers, and Forensic Accountant. The FBI Dallas CTF is responsible for investigating criminal and financially-motivated computer intrusions, including ransomware attacks and data breach incidents. Mr. Murray regularly engages with private and public sector partners to increase cyber threat awareness, facilitate preparation in advance of cyber attacks, and work with organizations who are handling cyber incidents.
Mr. Murray became an FBI Special Agent in 1999, initially working drug and public corruption investigations. From 2006 to 2014, Mr. Murray led criminal and national security cyber investigations. In 2014, Mr. Murray was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) at FBIHQ Cyber Division. In this position, Mr. Murray provided guidance, leadership, and oversight to FBI Cyber Agents assigned overseas to facilitate information sharing, increase cooperation on computer intrusion investigations, and improve collaborative relationships with foreign partners.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Murray was a Member of the Technical Staff for a cleared defense contractor. Mr. Murray holds several widely recognized cyber certifications and speaks frequently on active and emerging cyber threats.