Microsoft Corp.'s long-awaited Azure Sphere security service, aimed at protecting 'internet of things' devices, finally hit general availability
"The company introduced Azure Sphere, which is based on a Microsoft-built Linux operating system, in March 2018. At the time, it said the technology came from a Microsoft Research project called Sopris.
'Azure Sphere is a fully realized security system that protects devices over time,' Halina McMaster, principal group program manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post. 'It includes the Azure Sphere-certified chips that go into every device, the Azure Sphere operating system (OS) that runs on the chips, and the cloud-based Azure Sphere Security Service'..."