Construction Technology Corner: How Cybersecurity and Ransomware Attacks Are Impacting the Construction Industry (St. Louis CoP)

February 22, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (under construction)
February 22, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Central Time Zone
Zoom Meeting
St. Louis CoP

The LCI St Louis Community of Practice acknowledges the disruptive potential of ransomware attacks and lagging cybersecurity to our industry, and how that impacts our ability to eliminate waste and increase efficiency. Every year we focus on one technology topic, and the focus for this year is cybersecurity.  In the webinar, cybersecurity experts will address the technology trends and vulnerabilities specific to the design, engineering and construction industry, and what you can do as an individual or organization to mitigate this risk.


  • Kris Lahiri is a Co-Founder and Chief Security Officer at Egnyte, a modern content and sharing platform that is depended upon by 1000’s of AEC firms worldwide. He is responsible for creating and implementing Egnyte's global information security and compliance management strategies, policies and controls that protect all of Egnyte's customers' content and users. 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.
  • Kevin Soohoo is Director of AEC for Egnyte. With 15+ years of experience in the Construction Technology space, Kevin is responsible for supporting Egnyte’s newly formed AEC vertical and its growth efforts within the AEC sector. Of those 15 years, Kevin spent the first 11 leading technology and innovation for a subsidiary of an ENR-ranked contractor. Since then, Kevin has transitioned over to the Construction software/start-up world having been with two other early-stage contech startups where he held various roles that contributed to both customer growth and industry thought-leadership.