Kristin Cohen is a Senior Attorney in the Divsion of Privacy and Identity Protection in the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection. Her work focuses primarily on enforcing federal statutes and regulations that pertain to information security and consumer privacy, including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. Ms. Cohen previously served as the Chief of the FTC's Office of Technology Research and Investigation. This Office conducts research on emerging applied technologies, including with respect to privacy and data security issues. Prior to joining the FTC, Ms. Cohen was an associate at Hogan Lovells (formally Hogan & Hartson) and clerked for the Honorable Robert B. King on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Cohen received a BS from Georgetown University and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.