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InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education, and their partners, in the United States. InCommon's identity management federation serves 8 million end-users (IPEDS data; October 2014). InCommon also operates a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

Aegis Identity Webinar: Just-in-Time Provisioning and ID Proxy Management

This webinar will look at technology developed in conjunction with a K-12 consortium to provide for a multi-tenancy proxy IdP with real-time provisioning for a common Shibboleth assertion. Coupled with the Federation Registry, which allows for tenant self-service on-boarding and SP request and approval, the consortium is setting their stage for intrastate K-12 federation. View the archived webinar.

100 Identity Providers Now Support Research & Scholarship Category

With the addition of the Weill Cornell Medical College, InCommon now has 100 identity providers supporting the Research & Scholarship (R&S) Category. An Identity Provider that supports R&S releases a minimal set of attributes to all services in the category. Today there are 27 such services. See the full announcement here, and also see a complete list of participating identity providers and service providers.

Next Shibboleth Installation Workshop Nov. 10-11 at the University of Utah

Need training on Shibboleth installation? Registration is now open for the next InCommon Shibboleth Installation Workshop, November 10-11, 2014, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Attendees will spend one day installing the identity provider software and one day on the service provider software.

IDM Integration Joins Affiliate Program

IDM IntegrationIDM Integration, a company that helps customers build identity management solutions, has joined the InCommon Affiliate Program. The Affiliate Program provides the research and education community with a way to safely and efficiently connect with partners that can help build the necessary underlying infrastructure that supports federated identity and access management. Read the details here.

Pilot Expands InCommon Support for International Research

LIGO imageInCommon and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are conducting a pilot with eduGAIN, making three services available for federated login internationally.

Certificate Service Welcomes 300th Campus

InCommon Certificate ServiceThe Internet2 InCommon Certificate Service celebrates its 300th subscriber, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana! Created by and for the higher education community, the Certificate Service provides unlimited server, personal, and code-signing certificates for one fixed annual fee. Keep reading...

Featured Affiliates

Spherical Cow Group

Spherical Cow Group provides identity management consulting services for higher education, research, virtual organizations, and enterprises. SCG focuses on open source tools and community standards, and can assist with architecture and design, implementation and development, training, and project management.

InCommon Affiliates The InCommon Affiliate Program connects higher education institutions with commercial or non-profit organizations that provide software, content, guidance, support, and implementation and integration services related to participating in the federation.

Other items of interest...

Common Identity and Trust Collaborative (CommIT) Project Home

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Resources Book [PDF]

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

Federation Return on Investment

InCommon Overview [PPT]

All About Attributes

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