Future Data Summit 2021 Arctic proudly presents:
Cristin Flynn Goodwin
General Manager and Associate General Counsel, Customer Security and Trust organization, Microsoft
Cristin Flynn Goodwin is the Assistant General Counsel of the Digital Security Unit in Microsoft’s Customer Security and Trust organization. The Digital Security Unit includes Microsoft’s Threat Context & Analysis team, and the Cybersecurity Legal team.
On the Threat Context side, Cristin’s team leads Microsoft’s efforts to understand nation state attacks against our customers and the computing ecosystem and disrupt nation state attacks. The Threat Context & Analysis team track activity in Russia, China, Iran, and other areas, working closely with the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC).
On the legal side, Cristin’s team provides a focal point for addressing complex cybersecurity legal problems across Microsoft, including legal support for MSTIC and advanced incidents with the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), cybersecurity law and compliance; election law and legal support for Microsoft’s Defending Democracy initiatives; national security law, and support for the Government Security Program for information sharing and assurance with governments around the world.
Cristin joined Microsoft in 2006, where she initially served as policy counsel in Microsoft’s Washington, DC office. Prior to joining Microsoft, Cristin worked for several telecommunications companies. She began her career as a trial lawyer in New York City, and worked in the World Trade Center – which cemented her commitment to security for the rest of her career.