Serving Cybercrime Victims
Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:00 pm EDT
The impact of cybercrime on the economy, personal lives, and our critical infrastructure is growing exponentially each year. Loss estimates are in the trillions worldwide. Two questions are not being addressed on a national level in the U.S. First, where does a consumer or small business call to report a crime and get help? And, what coordinated resources are available from federal, state and local law enforcement and consumer protection agencies? The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) is providing a voice for the victims and building a national program to improve victim services and response for consumers and small businesses.
What You’ll Learn:
- Attendees will learn about the current state of cybercrime.
- Attendees will learn about resources to help consumers and SMBs report, recover, and reinforce their security after being impacted by cybercrime.
- Attendees will learn about CSN’s work with the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
Kristin was elected to serve as a Washtenaw County Commissioner in 2008 and supported the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in growing cybersecurity outreach to state and local government officials. After elected office, she worked at the Center for Internet Security, focusing on connecting state and local governments to federal services and technology needed to improve cyber security.
As Director of Government Affairs at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Kristin worked with Google, FTC, FBI, SBA, DHS, NIST, congressional leaders and other key stakeholders across the country to educate consumers and businesses how to protect sensitive data.
Kristin was named an SC Media “Women in IT Security Influencer” in 2017. She is a national speaker, sharing cybersecurity best practices with elected officials, businesses and consumers. Her first LinkedIn Learning Course, Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businesses: Essential Training, teaches cybersecurity to SMBs based on NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
In 2017, Kristin was chosen for the 3rd cohort in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program which is a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson to bring together a select group of leaders who share a desire to create positive change across our Nation.
To address the needs of cybercrime victims, Kristin founded the nonprofit Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) and works with federal, state and local law enforcement and consumer protection agencies to help consumers and small businesses affected by cybercrime.