Network Access Protection --http://www.microsoft.com/technet/itsolutions/network/nap/
Network Access Protection (NAP) is a policy enforcement platform built into the Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn," operating systems that allows IT professionals to set policy (for example, operating system and antivirus update policy), which restricts clients from accessing a network until the clients can prove policy compliance.
The Unified EFI Forum --http://www.uefi.org/
The Unified EFI Forum is a non-profit collaborative trade organization formed to promote and manage the UEFI standard. As an evolving standard, the UEFI specification is driven by contributions and support from member companies of the UEFI Forum.