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UEFI Press Releases

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

ARM Strengthens Its Long-Standing Presence and Contributions to the UEFI Ecosystem

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum held its Spring 2017 UEFI Seminar and Plugfest last month in Nanjing, China, hosting firmware thought leaders and testing the latest technology—indicating high interest in UEFI in China’s technology market.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Firmware Technology Event: UEFI Forum and Byosoft host Spring 2017 UEFI Seminar and Plugfest in Nanjing, China on March 27 through March 31.

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.