Chris Dorros

Sr. Systems Security Engineer

Security Business Group (OpenDNS)

Chris Dorros is a systems security engineer at OpenDNS, now part of Cisco, where he designs resilient infrastructure supporting over 70 billion requests per day. Chris is currently interested in self-healing systems, automated security testing, and systems architecture.

Prior to joining OpenDNS/Cisco, he was lead of security for the Mars Curiosity Rover at NASA/JPL, worked at the Software Engineering Institute’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT/CC), and for Lockheed Martin.

Chris holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida and a MS in Information Security from Carnegie Mellon.


May 13, 2016


Don’t Fix it, Throw it Away! Disposable Infrastructure @ OSCON 2016

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Next week at the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Austin, Texas, I’ll be teaching systems administrators and developers how to throw away their servers each time they want to make a simple change. Sounds ridiculous? That’s what I thought as first too. But ask any experienced sys-admin how many times a “simple, one line […]