To address the needs of cybercrime victims, Kristin founded the nonprofit Cybercrime Support Network and works with federal, state and local law enforcement and consumer protection agencies to help consumers and small businesses affected by cybercrime.
As a thought leader, Kristin has been seen on the C-SPAN Network, local news outlets and called on by technology publications like SC Magazine and Government Technology, to share best practices for online safety. Kristin was named an SC Media "Women in IT Security Influencer" in 2017, and was awarded the “2018 Women of Influence Award” by the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security,
Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF). She is a national speaker, sharing cybersecurity best practices with elected officials, businesses and consumers, and teaches a LinkedIn Learning course on cybersecurity for small and medium businesses.