Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

Finally, it’s happening. Microsoft has built its own custom Linux kernel to power “Azure Sphere,” a newly launched technology that aims to better secure billions of “Internet of things” devices by combining the custom Linux kernel with new chip design, and its cloud security service. Project Azure Sphere focuses on protecting microcontroller-based IoT devices, including smart appliances, connected toys, and other smart gadgets, Microsoft announced during the security-focused RSA Conference in San Francisco Monday.

Link: Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices
via thehackernews.com

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