Secure Your Wi-Fi Network
Gryphon keeps you safe while you’re surfing the internet.
It’s a system that offers a cloud-managed, network-based protection service. This system consists of a high-performance WiFi router, a mobile app, and machine learning technology that grows smarter as it learns about how you and your family use the internet.
Gryphon’s system was designed for the home or office. But it also offers protection on the go with HomeBound. This is a patent-pending mobile service that acts as an extension of the Gryphon system to cover mobile devices.
Since launching in 2018, Gryphon has generated more than nine million dollars in sales. And it’s raised more than eleven million dollars from investors. The company has been granted nine patents, and has earned numerous awards, including:
• Top 10 List of Best Wifi Mesh Network Systems for 2019 by PC Magazine.
• Best of CES 2019.
• And “The best parental control hardware around” by Fatherly, a lifestyle brand for parents.
As mentioned, Gryphon’s top priority is to keep you safe online. And lately, that’s become a big challenge.
Right now, there are more than twenty billion “connected” devices around the world. This is projected to reach seventy-four billion by 2025.
Notably, seventy percent of these devices are vulnerable to cyber criminal activity. Since Covid-19, there’s been a 330% increase in the number of hacking attempts.
Keeping kids safe on the internet is just as big of a challenge. Kids spend an average of seven hours a day in front of screens. And ninety percent of kids ages 8 to 16 have seen inappropriate content online. Eighty-eight percent of parents are concerned about their kids’ online activities.
To combat these threats, cyber security has transformed into a $270 billion market. And the demand for cyber security tools has only increased as work-from-home lifestyles have become more common.
Gryphon works to offer total home or office protection. Its platform is easy to set up and is scalable, enabling it to block unwanted content, malware, and intrusions for any connected device on its network.
Gryphon’s system sets up a wireless mesh network. This describes a network that consists of a main router that connects directly to a modem. The router then works with a series of satellite modules placed around the house to provide full coverage. Every module is part of the single wireless network.
Gryphon’s system offers features including:
• Whole-house or office connectivity and protection.
• Content filtering by age group. This enables parents to control what their kids can access online.
• Screen-time management.
• Vulnerability scanning.
• Malware and ransomware protection.
• Protection when mobile devices are active.
Setting up the Gryphon system is easy. Users simply use the app to scan the activation code on the bottom of the router, and follow the instructions provided. This simplicity makes Gryphon suitable for schools and small businesses that may not have an IT expert. These places can now receive enterprise-level protection for their network.
Gryphon earns revenue through sales of its router system and optional advanced protection service.
The Gryphon Tower, which offers up to 3,000 square feet of coverage, retails for $209 each or $399 for a pair of routers. The Gryphon Guardian, ideal for smaller spaces, retails for $99 or $249 for a set of three.
Users can purchase as many units as they need to create the protection space that’s right for them. Routers are available through the company’s website, and retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart.
The cloud-managed protection service is offered at seventy-nine dollars per year or $149 for a three-year plan.
John has more than twenty-three years of experience with wireless and “Internet of Things” technologies. He holds twenty-five patents for his work, and was a key inventor of MiFi mobile hotspot technology — selected by Time Magazine as one of the top gadgets of the century.
Prior to starting Gryphon, he was Vice President of Global Software with Novatel Wireless, a telecommunications company. He spent 16 years with Novatel, where he grew a team of engineers from three to 120.
Before that, he spent four years at Motorola, a telecommunications company. He served as a manager and worked on software development for several of the company’s wireless technologies.
John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree from the University of Illinois.
Arup has three decades of experience working with technology.
Most recently, he was a senior director of software with Novatel Wireless, where he helped develop the MiFi mobile hotspot technology. Before that, he was a senior director with NVIDIA, a computer hardware company.
Earlier, he spent six years with PortalPlayer, a semiconductor manufacturer. While there, he developed multiple generations of media chips that powered Apple’s iPod music players. He was also instrumental in taking the company public.
Arup began his career as a principal software engineer with American Megatrends, a PC hardware company. He was also a space scientist with ISRO Satellite Centre, an India-based company building hardware for satellites.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and a Master’s degree in Control and Automation.
A group of Montana-based angel investors.