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Sopris Chip Microsoft

Microsoft working on secure processor for Internet of Things | Wired

Microsoft is developing a secure processor for The Internet of Things under the banner of Project Sopris, Wired reports.

Amazon, Microchip team on chip to protect IoT | IEEE Spectrum

In-brief: MicroChip and Amazon are partnering on a chip designed to pair with Amazon’s IoT cloud and provide cryptographically strong identities for IoT devices.

Firm Finds Crypto Keys Recycled on Thousands of Devices

In-brief: Encryption keys used to secure data on- and communications between embedded devices are being recycled, creating a huge vulnerability that malicious hackers could exploit to snoop on sensitive communications or impersonate devices.

ARM courting Sansa to boost IoT security | InfoWorld

In-brief: Infoworld writes about the possible deal by ARM to acquire Sansa Security, a maker of security software for embedded systems that populate the Internet of Things.

Can Chip Fingerprinting Secure IoT Devices Against Malware?

In-brief: Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a “fingerprint” based on subtle variations in chip composition, according to a report in IEEE Spectrum.