Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): UEFI

Definition(s): A possible replacement for the conventional BIOS that is becoming widely deployed in new x86-based computer systems. The UEFI specifications were preceded by the EFI specifications.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-147
NIST SP 800-147B

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary