Insyde® Software Highlights Strategies to Strengthen Firmware Security at the Fall UEFI Plugfest

Company’s Chief Technology Officer to Present at The UEFI Forum Plugfest in Taipei, Taiwan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – OCTOBER 30, 2017 - Insyde Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and systems management software, today announced its participation as sponsor and presenter at The UEFI Plugfest being held from October 30th to November 3rd, 2017 at the Capital Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan.

Insyde’s presentation will be delivered by CTO Tim Lewis on the second day of the event and will provide timely insight into hardening firmware security. Mr. Lewis’s presentation, titled “Strategies for Stronger Software SMI Security in UEFI Firmware” being delivered on October 31st, 2017 explores common software SMI vulnerabilities and how to avoid them with critical UEFI firmware and application implementations. All registered* UEFI members are welcome to join the Fall 2017 UEFI Plugfest event.

In related UEFI-security news, Insyde Software announced its full compliance with the latest firmware security updates needed by Microsoft’s upcoming Windows® release. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update adds new requirements that include improved support for TPMs (Trusted Platform Modules) and new functionality for Secure Boot BIOS update, all of which is fully supported by InsydeH2O® UEFI BIOS.

About Insyde Software
Insyde Software ( is a leading worldwide provider of UEFI firmware, systems management solutions and custom engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and IoT (Internet-of-Things) computing industries. The company is publicly held (GTSM: 6231) and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with U.S. headquarters in Westborough, MA. The company’s customers include the world’s leading computing, communications and storage device designers and manufacturers.

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