UEFI Blogs

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Categories: Events Tags:

After the success of our Industry Ecosystem webinars as part of the UEFI 2020 Virtual Plugfest, we are pleased to introduce the next round of webinars focused on a variety of timely Open Source topics. Learn more about the upcoming webinars hosted on the UEFI Forum BrightTALK channel:

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Categories: Events, Plugfest, Webinars Tags: UEFI, ACPI, Firmware, CXL, Webinars

As you are likely aware, travel restrictions and health concerns resulting from COVID-19 meant converting the annual UEFI Spring Plugfest into an online, virtual event.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Categories: Events, Plugfest, Webinars Tags: UEFI, Plugfests, Webinars

As you are likely aware, the Spring 2020 UEFI Plugfest has been canceled due to concerns surrounding the transmission of COVID-19 (“coronavirus”).

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Categories: Plugfest Tags: UEFI, Firmware, Plugfests

To understand how system firmware is generated for modern computer systems, it is important to first understand the ecosystem and commonly used terminology. This post helps readers gain a better understanding of the development process, the industry’s “unique language” and how it applies to UEFI firmware.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Categories: Plugfest, Webinars Tags: Plugfests, Webinars

Don’t miss our latest webinar, “Understanding UEFI Testing”, taking place on January 29.

Monday, December 9, 2019
Categories: Membership Tags: UEFI

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum’s members are some of the world’s foremost researchers in academia, eminent computer scientists, and technology leaders from more than 350 companies around the world. This blog will delve into many of the advantages of becoming a UEFI Forum member, from helping shape new market opportunities to meeting other innovators in the field, and many things in between.

Monday, November 4, 2019
Categories: Webinars Tags: UEFI

The UEFI Forum recently hosted a new webinar as part of its educational webinar series titled “How to Create a Secure Development Lifecycle for Firmware.” Presenters discussed how, while firmware is software for your hardware, it operates in a different environment than most software, and thus vulnerabilities can have a greater impact. A secure development lifecycle can help combat these vulnerabilities and the associated challenges that follow an attack. You can watch the recorded presentation and view the webinar slides to learn more.

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Categories: Webinars Tags: Firmware

One of your customers’ top demands is probably security. Because of this, it should be the primary consideration on the top of every developer’s mind. But without a standard approach to security, it is nearly impossible to meet this crucial customer need.

Monday, September 30, 2019
Categories: Specifications Tags: Specifications

As you may have heard, the UEFI Forum recently released the UEFI Specification, Version 2.8, which reflects many new and useful technology changes in the platform firmware including added support for REpresentational State Transfer (REST). REST is not an official standard, but rather an architectural style of networked systems consisting of clients and servers, and it defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. RESTful Web services provide interoperability between computer systems on the internet.

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Categories: Conferences, Plugfest, Specifications, Webinars Tags: UEFI, Plugfests, Webinars

During the latest UEFI Forum webinar, “The Role of Redfish in UEFI Forum Firmware Specifications,” panelists provided an overview of DMTF’s Redfish®, discussed implementation challenges, and explained how Redfish and UEFI platform firmware interact. In the Q&A following the webinar, panelists answered questions regarding a variety of topics, but weren’t able to get to all the questions in the time we had available. The questions below were asked by webinar attendees and are now answered by the presentation’s panelists.