Kris Lahiri

Kris is a co-founder of Egnyte. He is responsible for Egnyte's security and compliance, as well as the core infrastructure, including storage and data center operations. Prior to Egnyte, Kris spent many years in the design and deployment of large-scale infrastructures for Fortune 100 customers of Valdero and KPMG Consulting. Kris has a B.Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras, and an MS from the University of Cincinnati.

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri | November 1, 2016

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

Re-Defining Security – It’s More Than Just Compliance

By Kris Lahiri | February 29, 2016

Re-Defining Security Risk management is messy. The internet has known vulnerabilities, and regulatory issues seem to change faster than you can say “Privacy Shield.” So why can’t security and compliance teams see eye to eye? Sixty-four percent of IT executives

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer

The first trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of the Netflix sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror is finally here, ...
A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

In the early days of the Internet, there was a period when Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses (e.g. 4.4.4.4) ...
Why security needs to be involved early during mergers and acquisitions

Why security needs to be involved early during mergers and acquisitions

As an industry that is now largely dependent on online services to survive, security should be a key part of ...
The Greatest Risk Is Not Doing a Risk Assessment

The Greatest Risk Is Not Doing a Risk Assessment

Recently, I had an interesting discussion with the Dutch members of Parliament about cybersecurity. The politicians wanted to know my ...
By 2038, the world will buy more passenger electric vehicles than fossil-fuel cars

By 2038, the world will buy more passenger electric vehicles than fossil-fuel cars

Car makers are busy electrifying their vehicles, but they’ll still have to wait as much as two decades before consumers ...