Microsoft Announces Custom Chip and Linux Distro to Secure IoT Devices

Yesterday, at the RSA 2018 security conference, Microsoft announced a new security-focused product named Azure Sphere. According to Microsoft chief financial officer Brad Smith, Microsoft created Azure Sphere for the sole purpose of securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Microsoft says it designed Azure Sphere based on seven security principles it also employed for the design of its Xbox gaming consoles, see table below and this PDF document.

Link: Microsoft Announces Custom Chip and Linux Distro to Secure IoT Devices
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