Cristin Goodwin

Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft

Cristin Flynn Goodwin is the Assistant General Counsel for Cybersecurity and Digital Trust at Microsoft. She has been Microsoft’s Lead Counsel for the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), and since 2015 has specialized in adversary incidents, helping protect over a billion customers around the world. She also provides counsel to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) on operational issues. Goodwin advises on a range of cybersecurity and cybercrime policy issues, and provides legal counsel to Microsoft’s Government Security Program (GSP) which provides governments with a structured, legal means to access source code and affirm there are no back doors in Microsoft products or services, as well as to share information about threats and vulnerabilities.