It sounds like the set up for a bad joke: What do a cricket bat and a coffee machine have in common? The answer is, at least after exploring the recent Microsoft Build show floor, Azure Sphere, Microsoft’s secure IoT platform that mixes silicon and software.
We’re all aware how insecure the internet of things can be: Much of the hardware and software in use has minimal protections, and there are many cases of devices hard-coding login credentials and exposing services on the public internet; even hosting massive botnets that have taken down key internet infrastructure. As more and more smart devices are deployed, securing and managing them becomes more and more important, reducing the risk to enterprises and to the wider world.
Source: Infoworld.com | Security