Security in the IoT and Intelligent Edge hardware projects is becoming the highest priority item to close during the hardware planning phase. Devices incorporating cellular technologies have a higher security concern than others.
At Qualcomm's 5G Summit in Barcelona, Spain (October 15th), Qualcomm announced it is developing the first cellular chip optimized and certified for Azure Sphere. The chipset for IoT will include hardware-level security, pre-configured with Azure Sphere and automatically connecting to Azure Sphere security cloud services.
Read the complete release from Qualcomm and watch for further details coming later.