Murray W. Kenyon is Vice President and Cybersecurity Partnership Executive in Information Security Services at U.S. Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in the United States.
He fosters partnerships with Government, Trade Associations, Information Sharing and Analysis Centers, Educational Institutions, and Advocacy organizations focused on Cybersecurity in the nation’s critical infrastructure. Murray is a seasoned leader of national-level initiatives, with over 35 years of experience—in the Federal Government and Private Sector—in cyber- and information security, geo-political analysis, intelligence operations, information sharing, and critical infrastructure protection.
Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Murray was Senior Vice President for Technology Risk Management at BITS, the technology security division of the Financial Services Roundtable (now the Bank Policy Institute), an association of the nation’s largest integrated financial institutions. In leading the BITS Cybersecurity program, he worked with member institutions to focus on cyber preparedness, information and technology sharing, shaping cybersecurity legislation and regulations, Cross-Sector and Industry-Government collaboration, and convening experts from the Private and Public Sectors to solve problems facing the Financial Sector.
Before entering the Private Sector, Murray spent 33 years in analytic, staff, and leadership positions at the National Security Agency (NSA). Rising to the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, his roles included operational and technical management, inter-agency and international liaison, stakeholder and industry engagement, and overseeing national policy for the secure operation of Federal Government IT and communications systems.
As Senior Executive Account Manager for the Financial Sector, he organized NSA technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in responding to cybersecurity incidents in the Private Sector. He led NSA participation in cybersecurity exercise programs between the Government and Financial Sector and, working with the Department of Homeland Security, helped educate hundreds of industry executives on the cyber threat to the Private Sector. Murray received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Asbury University, and earned Master of Science degrees from the Joint Military Intelligence College (Strategic Intelligence) and the National War College (National Security Strategy).
He serves on Cybersecurity Advisory Boards for New York University, the University of West Florida, Carroll Community College (Maryland), and is a member of the Visiting Committee for the National Cybersecurity Training and Education Center.