what is firmware

Phoenix Technologies Joins Baidu Apollo Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem as Software Partner

Released October 18, 2021 at 10am EST - Campbell, CA Phoenix Technologies, the world’s first independent secure firmware vendor, is proud to announce that it has joined the Baidu Apollo Autonomous Driving ecosystem as a software partner.…

FirmGuard™ Solution Brief

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Phoenix FirmGuard gives IT and system administrators (SAs) the ability to remotely manage the Phoenix SecureSuiteTM firmware security tools across all devices running Phoenix firmware. This helps administrators improve device management,…
what is firmware

Phoenix Technologies Announces Participation in Arm SystemReady Program

Released August 2, 2021 at 10am EST - Campbell, CA Phoenix Technologies, the world’s first independent secure firmware vendor, is proud to announce its participation in the Arm SystemReady program. While Phoenix has formally joined the…

Autonomous Vehicle Firmware

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Autonomous vehicle engineers must take a proactive approach to the security of firmware from the beginning of the development process and support it with ongoing risk mitigation to ensure the safety and security of their products. As a result,…
FirmCare Solution Sheet

FirmCare™ Solution Brief

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Our security-as-a-service program monitors, rates, and reports firmware vulnerabilities. If a vulnerability is found, our team creates and delivers or helps source, custom patches to fix the problem. Download the Solution Brief

Firmware Protection: How to Solve for Firmware Security Gaps

Device and chip makers have an obligation to improve their firmware protection to defend against threats. If nothing else, they need to defend themselves. Selling products that are later revealed to have vulnerabilities is expensive and bad…

Firmware Hacking: Exploring Potential Security Gaps and Vulnerabilities

Firmware is in every computing device. Therefore, every device is exposed to firmware threats and is vulnerable to firmware hacking. This risk goes well beyond the realm of smartphones and laptops. Edge compute solutions, including connected…
what is firmware

What Is Firmware? A Firmware Overview and History

What Is Firmware? It exists on every type of computing device, from kitchen appliances to autonomous vehicles, yet many people don’t understand its function. Let’s start at the beginning to answer the question, “What is firmware?” Basic…