Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2013


UEFI SecureBoot

What, why, when, where and how SecureBoot changes the way we build F/LOSS

UEFI SecureBoot - what it is at OEM level and the implications over the next 1, 5, and 10 years

  1. What is UEFI? Why was it so needed?
  2. Microsoft's implementation of SecureBoot and what it means for F/LOSS
  3. Description of how UEFI will morph over the next 5 yrs, according to corporate law / historical evidence
  4. The variety of responses from various distros
  5. OEM response (I'm at OEM level at the intersection between OEMs and devs)


Cathy Malmrose