AMI Announces New Solution Compatible with NIST SP 800-155 ‘BIOS Integrity Measurement Guidelines’ for Aptio V UEFI Firmware

AMI Announces New Solution Compatible with NIST SP 800-155 ‘BIOS Integrity Measurement Guidelines’ for Aptio V UEFI Firmware

Jul 1, 2015 | Press Release

NORCROSS, GA, USA – AMI, Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, remote management and network data storage solutions, is pleased to introduce a new solution for its flagship Aptio® V UEFI Firmware that is compatible with the NIST SP 800-155 “BIOS Integrity Measurement Guidelines”.

In its Special Publication 800-155, NIST outlines the fundamentals of BIOS integrity measurement. This description includes a method to determine if the BIOS has been modified as well as the method for reporting and mitigating attacks against the BIOS.

“These guidelines describe what is needed to establish a chain of trust for the BIOS,” commented Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of AMI. “In accordance with the NIST SP 800-155 guidelines, our Aptio V Firmware solution provides a means of generating and collecting the original BIOS measurements, called ‘the Golden Measurement Generation’, along with a means of storing the measurements that is either tamper-resistant or tamper-evident, called ‘the Collection Agent’ and a means of conveying the measurements to an analyzing agent, called the ‘Transmission and Reporting Agents’.”

“Our goal in developing a NIST SP 800-155 compatible solution for Aptio V was to demonstrate to our customers that AMI is deeply committed to developing the most secure and tamper-resistant UEFI solutions available in the market today,” he commented.

For more information about the NIST SP 800-155 guidelines and how they are incorporated in Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI, please contact an AMI representative at 1-800-828-9264 / +1-770-246-8600.

About AMI

AMI is Firmware Reimagined for modern computing. As a global leader in Dynamic Firmware for security, orchestration and manageability solutions, AMI enables the world’s compute platforms from on-premises to the cloud to the edge. AMI’s industry-leading foundational technology and unwavering customer support have generated lasting partnerships and spurred innovation for some of the most prominent brands in the high-tech industry. AMI is also a critical provider to the Open Compute ecosystem and is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), PICMG, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP), and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

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