Art Lesser is the President of Merit Security and has worked in the field of electronics and communications almost 40 years. He was educated in New York City, attending Brooklyn College and Fordham University. He has specialized training in communications security and general security applications. Today Art provides security consulting and technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) services, sweeps and audits specializing in proprietary and confidential information containment, and communications security. He developed and implemented security policies and procedures for the protection of sensitive and confidential information as well as for privacy issues. Art is an active member of the a number of professional trade associations including American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), High Technology Crime Investigation Association, (HTCIA), and Business Espionage Controls and Countermeasures Association, (BECCA), He has been interviewed on radio and television and has been quoted in several major publications and published in The Times Tribune, Legal Journals, Perspective Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.