Kristen Wells is a research assistant at the Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her research applies kill chain analysis to identify possible policy changes in cyber security systems and procedures at facilities of varying risks profiles. Her policy interests traverse the corporate, industry, national, and transnational levels to effect meaningful change for individual technology users, responsible business practices, and broader legal and popular attitudes towards the future of technology.
Kristen is currently a Cybersecurity master's student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She also holds a master's degree in Philosophy from Miami University. She has worked with IBM Security and as a historian for the federal government.