• Microsoft's Azure Sphere is built to secure IoT devices

    3 monthes ago - By Windows Central

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    Azure Sphere brings together new silicon, a dedicated OS, and new security services to secure IoT devices.
    Microsoft today unveiled Azure Sphere , its bid to help secure the billions of microcontroller-powered internet of things devices the company says are deployed every year.
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  • Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to protect your IoT - CNET

    Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to protect your IoT - CNET

    3 monthes ago - By CNET

    It's a comprehensive system meant to secure some of the most vulnerable devices connected to the internet.
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  • Microsoft's new operating system for IoT uses a custom Linux kernel

    3 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    So here's something I never thought I'd be writing: Microsoft's newest operating system is Linux-based. Today the company introduced Azure Sphere, a new solution designed to bring better security of Internet-of-Things gadgets including smart cars, smart kitchen appliances, and just about anything connected to the internet that's not a traditional PC. What's unusual is...
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  • Microsoft's chip push continues with Azure Sphere: Securing gadgets with chips and Linux

    Microsoft's chip push continues with Azure Sphere: Securing gadgets with chips and Linux

    3 monthes ago - By PC World

    Microsoft continued its unexpected push into the chip business by announcing “Azure Sphere,” combining a chip design, a cloud security service, and even a Linux kernel to better secure billions of IoT devices around the world. In 2016, Microsoft announced that it had co-designed an FPGA , a specific type of programmable chip that would enhance the intelligence of its cloud servers. Although Microsoft engineers had undoubtedly influenced the designs of various components, from mice to the Xbox, the FPGA was the first instance we know of where Microsoft claimed ownership of a chip. Now...
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  • Microsoft Debuts Azure Sphere for IoT Security From Chip to Cloud

    3 monthes ago - By PCMag

    At RSA, Microsoft announces Azure Sphere Internet of Things security platform, new attack simulation features, and broader automated threat detection in Windows 10.
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  • Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices - the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers for basic control or connectivity features. Typically, these kinds of devices, which could be anything from a toy to a household gadget or an industrial application, don't often get updated and hence, security often suffers.
    At the core of Azure Sphere is a new class of certified MCUs. As Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith stressed in...
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  • Starting small: For the first time Microsoft is selling a custom version of Linux, intended for IoT devices

    3 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    As Windows has become less and less a revenue driver for Microsoft the company has become more and more prepared to look for other operating systems to solve problems. Internet of Things devices has been the latest arena where any version of Windows has appeared to be hopeless overkill for the tiny processors and limited...
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  • For the first time ever, Microsoft will distribute its own version of Linux

    For the first time ever, Microsoft will distribute its own version of Linux

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Microsoft on Monday announced Azure Sphere, a new technology to protect the processors that power smart appliances, connected toys, and other gadgets.
    Azure Sphere is powered in large part by Linux, a free operating system that Microsoft once viewed as a major threat.
    It's the first time ever that Microsoft has made Linux part of a product offering.
    Microsoft announced on Monday a new technology called Azure Sphere , a new system for securing the tiny processors that power smart appliances, connected toys, and other gadgets.
    We'll get to the specifics in a moment, but here's the really...
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  • Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere for securing IoT devices

    3 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Microsoft is introducing new custom silicon, a Linux-based embedded OS and cloud service aimed at securing microcontroller-based devices.
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