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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 operates an identity management federation, a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

Heartbleed Bug Update

We have created a wiki page for federation-related matters, including information about servers that were and were not affected by the Heartbleed bug. This page is being updated as we receive additional information.

April 2014 InCommon Newsletter

The latest InCommon Update newsletter includes information about a new Affiliate (Cirrus Identity), an Affiliate webinar on April 23, the next IAM Online on April 30, and much more.

InCommon Publishes 2013 Accomplishments

The InCommon leadership is grateful for a committed and engaged community. We've published some of our accomplishments for the 2013 calendar year -- none of which would be possible without this vibrant community.

InCommon Welcomes 600th Participant

InCommon Participant badgeHarvey Mudd College of Claremont, Calif., has become the 600th participant to join InCommon. "Internet2’s InCommon leaders are doing so much in the areas of networking and cloud computing that are or will be beneficial to a small college like Harvey Mudd.” See the full announcement on the wiki.

Select Internet2 Applications Accept Google IDs

Individuals can now use their Google IDs to log into four select Internet2 services. The Google Gateway will initially provide access to the InCommon Federation Manager, Internet2’s collaboration wiki, and two applications soon to be used by the Multifactor Authentication (MFA) Cohortium that is supported by Internet2’s Scalable Privacy Project from the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. See the details...

InCommon Federation Serves More than 7.5 Million

National Cybersecurity MonthGrowth in InCommon during 2013 means that the InCommon Federation now serves more than 7.5 million end-users in the U.S. with federated identity management.

Featured Affiliate

Aegis IdentityUnicon provides services and support for open source solutions. The company’s experienced, highly skilled experts supply architectural knowledge, deep technical skills, and best practice expertise to ensure successful deployments of Shibboleth. Once deployed, Unicon’s innovative Open Source Support program ensures the long-term success of Shibboleth by providing access to a dedicated team of experts who provide quick response to support and development needs. 

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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