Hiding in plane sight, firmware is the control plane between hardware and the operating system. Often supplied by a myriad of 3rd party technology providers, there is often little visibility and close to no accountability when it comes to firmware integrity and security.  One more rapidly expanding threat vector to keep security professionals up at night.  The thought leaders in this space often have offensive backgrounds like the team at Refirm Labs.  The most effective path to a solid defense - start with the guys that wrote the offensive playbook....