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RISC-V: All Hype or Real Hope for the Processor Market?

September 18, 2018 | Byline Article

The processor market has been around for decades and in that time, man has traveled to the moon eleven times, the Information Age arrived with the launch of the world wide web, and subsequently Amazon, Facebook and Google have become household names. And yet since then, processor development and design have remained largely unchanged. That is until just a few years ago when an instruction set architecture (ISA) born out of UC Berkeley was developed.

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Eliminating buffer overflow vulnerabilities on the IoT

September 12, 2018 | Brandon Lewis

When addressing the disease rather than the symptoms of buffer overflows, a more robust method is to implement security in silicon – while stack buffer overflow exploitations are designed to manipulate software programs, addressing the root cause of such attacks begins with realizing that the processor is not able to determine whether a given program is executing properly.

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Antmicro Announces Partnership with Dover Microsystems

August 31, 2018 | Press Release

Edge AI and cyber-physical systems design house Antmicro today announced it has teamed up with innovative semiconductor security IP provider Dover Microsystems. As part of its CoreGuard solution, Dover leverages the unique hardware/software co-design opportunities offered by Antmicro’s Renode simulation framework.

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Startup Dover Microsystems Is Focused on IoT Device Security

August 30, 2018 | Brian Buntz

“If we are not careful,” warned Jothy Rosenberg, chief executive officer of the cybersecurity firm Dover Microsystems, “IoT could kill us all.” At the very least, the potential for catastrophe is great with legions of connected devices controlling everything from transportation systems to power plants.

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Hardware-Based Security Will Supplant Software in Near Future

July 25, 2018 | Lou Covey

Today's cyber security is like a bucket with hundreds of holes, and each software solution is a patch to a single hole. We don't need more patches; we need a new bucket! An announcement from Dover Microsystems and NXP may spell doom to many software-based security technologies in the foreseeable future.

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The 10 Top Cybersecurity Startups Of 2018 (So Far)

June 19, 2018 | Michael Novinson

A wave of up-and-coming security firms are looking to make their mark on everything from the endpoint and processors to blockchain and IoT. CRN has identified 10 security startups launched in the past half-decade that stood out from the crowd this year thanks to new funding, the launch of a channel program, or key product enhancements or updates. Here are the steps these top security startups have taken in 2018 to make themselves indispensable to the channel.

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Sorting out security: Making sense of today’s solutions

June 19, 2018 | Byline Article

Today’s cybersecurity landscape is confusing and difficult to navigate. There are thousands of vendors selling different flavors of security solutions for embedded systems and networks. Solutions range from antivirus software to encryption to intrusion detection systems to compartmentalization, and beyond. All of these have value in our war against cybersecurity threats, but what’s the difference between them? And what are the best solutions to protect embedded systems?

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Advancements in IoT Mean Safer Vehicles and Fewer Accidents

June 13, 2018 | Byline Article

Let’s face it, technology has crept into nearly every aspect of our lives. From the phones that we can’t live without, to the smart thermostat that turns our heat on before we get home. The same technology in our smartphones is now being leveraged to reduce human driving error and make the roads safer.

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Podcast: Five Minutes with Jothy Rosenberg

June 11, 2018 | Richard Nass

According to Jothy Rosenberg, the Founder and CEO of Dover Microsystems, processor technology is not keeping pace with the security that needs to be implemented, particularly in the case of cybersecurity.

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State of Cybersecurity Report

June 5, 2018 | Dan Raywood

It is important to determine what is pushing cybersecurity forward, what the future of cybersecurity looks like and whether the industry is healthy and growing at the rate it should be. In this inaugural report, Infosecurity undertook a research project to determine the answers to those questions, and establish what the main drivers are for cybersecurity spending and behaviors now and in the next five years.

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Dover Microsystems Announces Advisory Board

May 22, 2018 | Press Release

Dover Microsystems today announced the creation of a formal advisory board. Three recognized industry leaders in their respective fields – industrial IoT, infrastructure security, and startup operations – will help guide Dover through the company’s next stage of growth.

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Dover Microsystems Named Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium's Innovation Showcase

April 24, 2018 | Media Alert

Dover Microsystems, a startup recently spun out of Draper, today announced it has been named one of the ten finalists for the 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase. According to judges, Dover’s flagship product CoreGuardTM represents a cutting-edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to the enterprise IT space.

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Who’s moving where

March 20, 2018 | Kyle Gross

A month after their $6M seed round, Dover Microsystems has added three new hires: Dan Ganousis as director of sales, Susan Stewart as director of finance and Leslie Barthel as director of marketing.

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Dover Microsystems Expands Team With Seed Funding

March 20, 2018 | Press Release

Following on the heels of the company’s recent seed investment round, Dover Microsystems continues to expand with the announcement of three key hires across sales, finance, and marketing.

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10 Hot Startups That Raised VC Funding In February

March 8, 2018 | Kyle Alspach

Maker of the CoreGuard security solution, which enables hardware to enforce security policies as way to protect processors and embedded systems against network-based attacks.

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The Week In Review: IoT

February 23, 2018 | Jeff Dorsch

Waltham, Mass.-based Dover Microsystems got $6 million in seed funding led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, with participation by Draper, Qualcomm Ventures, and the Hub Angels Investment Group.

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Boston Tech Deals Roundup

February 23, 2018 | Colin Barry

Dover Microsystems Obtains $6M in Seed Funding. Dover Microsystems is a cybersecurity spin-off of Draper.

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Funding Snapshot

February 21, 2018 | WSJ

Cybersecurity Startup Dover Microsystems Picks Up $6 Million Seed Round

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Cybersecurity startup Dover Microsystems lands $6 mln seed

February 21, 2018 | Iris Dorbian

Waltham, Massachusetts-based Dover Microsystems, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has raised $6 million in seed funding. Hyperplane Venture Capital led the round with participation from Draper, Qualcomm Ventures and the Hub Angels Investment Group.

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Boston Tech Watch

February 21, 2018 | Jeff Engel

Dover Microsystems, a Waltham, MA-based cybersecurity startup spun out of Draper Laboratory, announced it pulled in $6 million in seed funding.

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This Waltham startup just raised $6M in seed funding to bring security to IoT tech

February 21, 2018 | Justine Hofherr

“Software is eating the world.”

These words were famously said in 2011 by investor Marc Andreessen, and meant that your computer is no longer the only computer in your home or workplace anymore. Today, we’re inundated by computers: they’re in our phones, TVs, watches, cars, pacemakers and even some refrigerators.

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Dover Microsystems Secures $6M in Seed Funding

February 21, 2018 | Lucia Maffei

Waltham-based cybersecurity company Dover Microsystems has secured $6 million in seed funding. The round was led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, with participation of Qualcomm Ventures, the Hub Angels Investment Group and Draper in Cambridge, where the company has been incubating for around two years.

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Portfolio Watch: We’re investing in Dover Microsystems, a leader in cybersecurity

February 21, 2018 | Gareth Keane
As the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated, we’ve had the privilege of having a front row seat at what’s been a decade of rapid mobile technology and innovation development. We have been fortunate enough to witness first-hand how advancements in the mobile sector have enabled the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT)...

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Dover Microsystems Secures $6M Seed Funding

February 21, 2018 | Press Release

Dover Microsystems, a startup recently spun out of Draper, today announced the company has secured $6 Million in seed funding. The financing, led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, a firm specializing in investments in full-stack...

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Dover Microsystems at Embedded World 2018

February 6, 2018 | Media Alert

Dover Microsystems today announced it will be exhibiting at Embedded World, February 27th-March 1st in Nuremberg, Germany. Dover will feature its flagship product, CoreGuard, the industry’s first hardware-based cybersecurity solution designed to directly integrate into silicon processors and deliver robust security against network-based attacks...

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Dover Microsystems Launches CoreGuard™

October 4, 2017 | Press Release

WALTHAM, MA — Dover Microsystems, a hardware security startup recently spun out of Draper, announces the launch of the CoreGuard™ security IP solution. CoreGuard is a hardware design that enhances computing processors to safeguard systems from cyberattacks...

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12 Boston Startups To Watch

September 17, 2017 | Lucia Maffei

The company, which officially exited stealth mode in July after being incorporated in April, provides an integrated co-processor that checks every instruction execution to make sure it’s safe and secure. Currently based in Waltham, this hardware company has been incubating at Draper Lab in Cambridge for around two years, where it developed an initial patent portfolio.

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Draper Spins Out Dover Microsystems

August 15, 2017 | Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Draper is extending its leadership in hardware-based cyber security honed on projects for the U.S. government with the spin-out of Dover Microsystems, a deal that provides both companies access to the fast-growing cyber security...