Extensible Firmware Interface

Extensible Firmware Interface definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): EFI

Definition(s): A specification for the interface between the operating system and the platform firmware. Version 1.10 of the EFI specifications was the final version of the EFI specifications, and subsequent revisions made by the Unified EFI Forum are part of the UEFI specifications.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-147
NIST SP 800-147B

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary