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UEFI Press Releases

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Today, the UEFI Forum announced the availability of the Platform Initialization (PI) Specification v1.5, which transforms the System Management Mode (SMM) drivers to allow developers to seamlessly reuse code from an AMD, Intel, or Via IA32/x64 platform on an ARM®-based platform. The PI Specification’s fundamental goal is to continue to improve interoperability between firmware components from different sources.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Today, the UEFI Forum announced the availability of a new white paper. “The Chain of Trust: Keeping Computing Systems More Secure” is the first in a series of white papers that explores best practices for locking down the firmware platform using an approach called Chain of Trust (CoT). CoT helps users gain more confidence that their computing system is as safe and free from different classes of attacks as possible.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The UEFI Forum announced availability of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) Specification v6.1 and the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Specification v2.6. The new specifications continue to advance by keeping pace with market demand for enhanced mobility and manageability of computing systems for customer and enterprise levels.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum, a world-class, nonprofit industry standards body that promotes firmware innovation by creating specifications to enable the continual evolution of platform technologies, today announced that the formation of the security response team affirms UEFI Forum's role as a centralized resource for the education and management of system boot security.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum, a world-class, nonprofit industry standards body that promotes firmware innovation by creating specifications to enable the continual evolution of platform technologies, today announced that the formation of the security response team affirms UEFI Forum's role as a centralized resource for the education and management of system boot security.

Industry Coverage

Friday, October 21, 2016

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Friday, May 27, 2016

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Monday, April 11, 2016

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

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