Microsoft Acquires CyberX to Boost Security in Azure IoT

Validating the Importance of IoT Security
Microsoft announced plans to acquire IoT security vendor CyberX for an undisclosed amount (according to TechCruch the deal is valued at approximately $165mn ).   Microsoft plans to integrate the CyberX portfolio of products and technologies with its existing IoT security products.   The deal is a prominent validation of the importance of security for connected devices, and represents one of the most significant acquisitions of an IoT security to date.