Murphy, Ann, and David Murphy. "The Role of Cryptography in Security for Electronic Commerce." ITB Journal 3 (May 2001): 21-50.

"This paper explores the major security concerns of businesses and users and describes the cryptographic techniques used to reduce such risks."


Murphy, Brendan M. Turncoat: The Strange Case of British Traitor Sgt. Harold Cole. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1987.

Murphy, Caryle [Washington Post].

Murphy, Christopher J. "The Origins of SOE in France." Historical Journal 46, no. 4 (2003): 935-952.


Murphy, Christopher J. Security and Special Operations: SOE and MI5 during the Second World War. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. New York: St. Martins, 2006.

Thurlow, I&NS 23.2 (Apr. 2008), says this is "a clear and well written study of the security issues investigated by MI5" with regard to SOE's activities during World War II. It "is solidly based on the surviving evidence, and sensible and judicious conclusions have been made about subjects which are still highly controversial.... It fills a much needed gap in its authoritative discussion of the problems and weaknesses of security" in SOE.

[UK/WWII/Services/MI5 & SOE]

Murphy, Christopher J. "SOE's Foreign Currency Transactions." Intelligence and National Security 20, no. 1 (Mar. 2005): 191-208. And in The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War: Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946, ed. Neville Wylie, 193-208. London: Routledge, 2007.

The author suggests that examination of SOE only through a geographical, country perspective is likely to miss such contributions by SOE to the war effort as the currency dealings of the Finance Directorate (D/Fin).


Murphy, C.J.V. "Making of a Master Spy: J.J. Angleton, Chief of Counterintelligence." Time, 24 Feb. 1975, 18-19. [Petersen]


Murphy, Daniel T. [LT/USN] "Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) in the Littoral Fight." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 27, no. 2 (Jun. 2011): 25-27.

"ISR has been our most significant force multiplier in the asymmetric ground fight in OTF and OEF. We need to take that advantage to the littorals."


Murphy, David. "'I Was Terribly Frightened at Times': Irish Men and Women in the French Resistance and F Section of SOE, 1940-5." Franco-Irish Military Connections, 1590-1945, eds. Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac and David Murphy, 269-294. Four Courts Press, 2009.

[OtherCountries/Ireland/WWII; UK/WWII/Services/SOE]

Murphy, David E.

Murphy, Dean E., and Calvin Sims. "After Espionage Arrests, F.B.I. Looks Back and Wonders, 'How?'" New York Times, 11 Apr. 2003. []

On 9 April 2003, Katrina Leung, a Los Angeles businesswoman, was arrested "on charges of obtaining a classified national security document for the Chinese government." The FBI said that Leung "had a 20-year affair with James J. Smith, a former F.B.I. agent who had recruited her as an informer, and that she had passed on information culled from Mr. Smith. Officials said she sometimes surreptitously photocopied classified documents he had left unattended at her house. Mr. Smith, 59, who worked for the F.B.I. for 30 years before retiring in 2000, was also arrested and charged with negligence." See also, Eric Lichtblau, "F.B.I. Never Gave Agent in Spy Case a Polygraph," New York Times, 11 Apr. 2003.


Murphy, Edward R., Jr., with Curt Gentry. Second in Command: The Uncensored Account of the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1971. [Wilcox]


Murphy, Elaine. "Intelligence, the English Navy and Ireland during the 1640s." In Intelligence, Statecraft and International Power: Historical Studies XXV, eds Eunan O’Halpin, Robert Armstrong, and Jane Ohlmeyer, 35-47. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2006.

[OtherCountries/Ireland/Historical; UK/Historical]

Murphy, George F. "Putting the Congressional Intelligence Genie Back in the Classified Bottle." Intelligencer 15, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2006-2007): 21-22.

Argues for a Joint Committee on Intelligence, modeled after Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, as recommended by the 9/11 Commission.


Murphy, James [LTCOL], and K. Wayne Smith.. "Making Intelligence Analysis Responsive to Policy Concerns." Studies in Intelligence 17, no. 2 (Summer 1973): 1-6.

The authors discuss "intelligence support for the preparation of National Security Memoranda" (NSSM). They conclude that "the greatest improvement needed in the intelligence community is for it to begin anticipating the needs of the policy makers, and to take the initiative in providing information structured to those needs."


Murphy, Joe. "MI5 Faces Calls to Explain Why It Kept Truth from Ministers." Telegraph (London), 12 Sep. 1999. []

"The Security Service was under pressure [on 11 September 1999] to explain why ministers were kept in the dark for seven years about Melita Norwood's treachery."


Murphy, John F.

Murphy, John R. "Memories of Somalia." Marine Corps Gazette, Apr. 1998, 20-25.

The author, a Marine Corps intelligence analyst, shares some thoughts about serving with UNOSOM in Somalia.


Murphy, Mark. "The Exploits of Agent 110: Allen Dulles in Wartime." Studies in Intelligence 37, no. 5 (1994): 63-70.

In 1917, with the U.S. declaration of war on Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the young Allen Dulles moves from the U.S. Embassy in Vienna to the U.S. legation in Bern. He was assigned to "take charge of intelligence." And the story goes on from there, with Dulles returning to Bern with the OSS in 1942. Dulles' handling of two important sources, Fritz Kolbe and Hans Bernd Gisevius, is discussed.


Murphy, Philip. "Creating a Commonwealth Intelligence Culture: The View from Central Africa, 1945-65." Intelligence and National Security 17, no. 3 (Autumn 2002): 131-162.

The author discusses efforts "by the British intelligence community to improve the security arrangements" of Commonwealth members following World War II. The process was "a means of countering Communist subversion[,]... protecting Britain's key relationship with the United States,... [and] entrenching British influence, particularly in countries nearing independence.... The result of this process was a complex network of intelligence contacts reaching across the Commonwealth."

[OtherCountries/Zimbabwe; UK/Postwar/Gen]

Murphy, Philip. "Intelligence and Decolonialization: The Life and Death of the Federal Intelligence and Security Bureau, 1954-63." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 29, no. 2 (May 2001): 101-130.

The author seeks to reconstruct the history of the Federal Intelligence and Security Bureau (FISB) of the Central African Federation of Northern and Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. He finds that the FISB's founder and director, Basil Maurice ("Bob") de Quehan, was also a serving officer in MI5.


Murphy, Robert. Diplomat among Warriors. New York: Doubleday, 1964. Westport, CT: Greenwood Reprint, 1976.

Murphy served as President Roosevelt's plenipotentiary in French North Africa during World War II.


Murphy, Seán. Letting the Side Down: British Traitors of the Second World War. Stroud: Sutton, 2004.

From publisher: "[A]bout two hundred British citizens were under investigation for assisting the Axis powers. Using the case studies of the individuals concerned, Sean Murphy uncovers the reasons for their treacherous activities, describes how they collaborated with the enemy, and come the end of the war he explores their respective fates."

[SpyCases/Treason/Gen; UK/WWII/Overviews]

Murphy, Star. "VENONA Conference." CIRA Newsletter 21, no. 4 (Winter 1996/97): 34-35.

Report on conference held at the National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington, DC., 3-4 October 1996.



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