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1860 Hartog Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 392-9131
Website Company Summary Management Team

Sales/Marketing: Paul Gordon; Bryan Ichikawa
Former Employees: Mike Patnode

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) William H. White (Bank of America Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Markets) John Miller (Arterial Vascular);  Scott Solano (Medtronic)

Business description: SPYRUS, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets hardware-based encryption, authentication, and digital content security products. Our focus is on government, financial, and health care enterprises, which are regulated by legislation such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Sarbanes-Oxley Act to implement strong data security protections. SPYRUS holds patents in the U.S. and abroad that enable solutions for secure authentication, secure communication, and full disk encryption, as well as patents relating to data protection and rights management for digital content. To prevent the insertion of untrusted components, Secured by SPYRUS™ security technology is proudly designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA to meet FIPS 140-2 Level 3 standards. We implement the strongest cryptographic algorithms commercially available, designed to exceed the highest standards of security certification such as Common Criteria, FIPS 140-2 Levels 2 through Level 4, HSPD-12, and FIPS 201. Government entities, corporations, systems integrators, and resellers worldwide have deployed SPYRUS solutions. SPYRUS is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California.
Customers include: Department of Defense GTEKPMGMicrosoftSiemens;  Florida Department of Law Enforcement ;  SetCo
Partners include: IBMInfineonLockheed-MartinMicrosoftNovellRaytheonRSA SecuritySanDisk VignettewebMethods;  ANTEPO;  BeringPoint;  California Independent System Operator;  Conax;  Cybertrust;  Digicrypto;  Precise Biometrics;  Pro IT Security;  QNX Software Systems;  Secoss Associates;  Securenet;  Verify;  winMagic

Rounds: 2
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Guthrie GTS Limited
Corporate investors: SCM Microsystems

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Record updated: Mar 2012
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1992
Headcount: 76-100 as of Jan 2002
Rounds: 2
Ownership: Private