About Crypteron

In an age where data breaches dominate the headlines, Crypteron was founded as a way to empower developers to secure their enterprise .NET and Java applications in the cloud or on-premises. We believe that pervasive data encryption should not be difficult, time consuming, expensive or error prone.

We’re headquartered in sunny San Diego, California.

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The Crypteron Team

Founder & CEO

Sid is a leading security expert with over a decade of experience in the security and cloud software space. At Qualcomm, he engineered the largest deployment of secure boot devices on the planet whose deployments include commercial phone manufacturers as well as government agencies. In fact the secure bootloader at the heart of the 2016 Apple-FBI case is a descendant of Sid’s work. Sid also applied predictive analytics to design the growth strategy for EcoATM’s founders which sold for $350M a year later. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering (Security) from The University of Southern California and an MBA from UCSD’s Rady School of Management.
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Yaron Guez

Co-Founder & Chief Software Architect

Yaron Guez has over a decade of technological and entrepreneurial expertise. His experience includes securely connecting cancer patients with their pharmacies as Chief Software Architect at MedAdaptics, developing enterprise level solutions at the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, and founding Trestian, a web development firm for small and medium sized businesses. Yaron is a Yale graduate with a degree in Computer Science and is happiest crafting elegant solutions to complicated problems.
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Wolfgang Wedemeyer

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Wolfgang has over a decade of experience innovating in the newest technologies. He honed his skills as a senior consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, leading development on top secret projects for clients such as the Department of Defense. He brings his deep expertise to Crypteron, where he leads development and implements business strategy as the Chief Technology Officer.

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Hemen Vimadalal

CEO, Simeio Solutions

Hemen directs and drives the overall vision and strategy for Simeio, which is underpinned by his passion for building high performance teams, driving innovation and focusing on delivering value to customers. Prior to founding Simeio, he was a co-founder with Vaau, where he established the company as the leader in the identity and access management industry. Vaau was acquired by Sun Microsystems. Hemen holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California.
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Founder & CEO, Tellient

Shawn Conahan has been an entrepreneur, senior executive and investor in the wireless, healthcare technology and Internet industries for over 15 years. His industry experience ranges from digital media to wireless technology to healthcare where the common thread has been building platforms with broad applicability. Shawn is active and well known in San Diego’s technology startup community and frequently assists other startup teams, mainly in the areas of strategy, business development and execution.
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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Webroot Inc

Gary advises the City of San Diego’s executive leadership consisting of Mayoral, City Council, and 40+ city departments and agencies on protecting city government information resources. Gary oversees citywide cyber security strategy and the enterprise cyber security program, cyber operations, compliance and risk assessment services. His mission includes creating a “risk aware” culture that places high value on securing city information resources and protecting personal information entrusted to the City of San Diego. Gary is involved in the cybersecurity and technology start-up community in San Diego where he is the Co-Chairman for Cybertech, the parent organization that houses the Cyber incubator Cyberhive and the Internet of Things incubator iHive.
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Recent blog posts

PCI DSS and key rotations simplified

PCI compliance requires data encryption keys to be changed frequently. Here is how you can do it easily.

Your data-center is not secure and what you can do about it

There is no secure perimeter anymore. Neither in your corporate network nor in your data center. Fight a winning battle armed with self-protecting data rather than a losing one trying to protecting the infrastructure.

Introducing the Crypteron Startup Innovators Program

Qualifying startups get up to 50% off all plans. Tell us how you’re changing the world and the our Startup Innovators Program will support your journey.

6 encryption mistakes that lead to data breaches

If encryption is so unbreakable, why do businesses and governments keep getting hacked? Six common encryption mistakes that lead to data breaches.

Announcing the new Crypteron Community Edition

Starting today you can now sign up for the Crypteron Community Edition for free with no performance limitations.

Data breach response – One click to save your business

Get breathing room – when you need it the most. Respond to a data breach with a single click.

Why We Need Proper Data-At-Rest Encryption: 191M U.S. Voters’ Data Exposed

Adding security at the application level is a large step forward in protecting data from the constant threat of data breaches

How to encrypt large files

CipherStor is blazingly fast! Here we show how to use it within your data-flow pipeline to maintain high performance when encrypting large files.

Crypteron CipherStor Performance Benchmarks

Blazing fast performance by Crypteron CipherStor that hits several gigabytes/sec enabling security even in high bandwidth scenarios

Data-Centric Security: The Way Forward

Properly implemented encryption holds the key to a robust data-centric approach to security.