Our Story

Both our leadership and our technology are steeped in experience and expertise. We are commercializing a revolutionary cybersecurity technology with over eight years of research and development and $35M of investment—and we’re just getting started. Since Stuxnet, we’ve woken up every day to build a better cybersecurity solution. Learn more about our journey in the timeline below.

  • June 2010

    While at BAE Systems, Greg Sullivan and Jothy Rosenberg win their proposal for the DARPA CRASH SAFE program to research and develop a clean-slate computer architecture optimized for security.

  • June 2015

    At the conclusion of the DARPA research project, Draper President Ken Gabriel (former DARPA Deputy Director) invites Jothy, Greg, and team to incubate and commercialize their technology at Draper HQ.

  • October 2015

    At Draper, the team begins to support both new and existing Draper government customers with processor-based security technology.

  • February 2016

    The team demonstrates a processor-based security FPGA proof-of-concept, immune to Heartbleed, Stuxnet, and all buffer overflow attacks.

  • March 2017

    While incubating at Draper, the team lands its first commercial customer.

  • April 2017

    Dover Microsystems, Inc. is legally incorporated in the state of Delaware.

  • July 2017

    Dover spins out of Draper and opens its doors to nine day-one employees.

  • September 2017

    Dover announces flagship hardware-based security solution, CoreGuard.

  • February 2018

    Dover announces the closing of a $6M investment round to further bolster engineering, sales, and marketing efforts.


We are a collection of entrepreneurial professionals operating as a privately held, venture-backed company in the Boston area. We are lucky to work with creative and constructive supporters who share our mission of securing today's processors for a better tomorrow. If you are interested in participating in future investment, please contact us. Note that this does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, securities of the company, and that any offer and sale of securities will be made only to accredited investors. The company reserves the right to reject any request or inquiry made by any interested or prospective purchaser.