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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 also operates acommunity-driven certificate service, and is the U.S. node for the eduroam wireless service.

Baseline Expectations In Effect: What You Can Expect Now

As of June 15, InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation are officially in effect and are now reflected in the InCommon Participation Agreement, the legal and foundational document for InCommon trust. This is one more milestone as the community moves to improve trust and interoperability in the federation. What happens next? Read this blog post by Ann West to find out more.

Ten Videos Cover Policies and Technologies of Federated Identity

The Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) has developed a series of videos that will take you through the policies and technologies of identity management on a local level, as well as how identity federations like InCommon are of value. There are 10 videos that cover the topics below. You will find background information at the NSRC's website.

InCommon, TIER, and Trust and Identity at Internet2

Trust and Identity whiteboard videoThis whiteboard video provides an overview of how Internet2's trust and identity framework—including community-developed infrastructure services like InCommon and TIER—allows higher education institutions to offer collaborative experiences, run more efficient and secure IT operations, share improved administrative practices, and enable incredible discoveries.

Items of Interest

InCommon Working Groups

Internet2 Trust and Identity 2017 Accomplishments

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Basics and Resources Booklet [PDF]

Federation Return on Investment

All About Attributes

InCommon Privacy Policy

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

Key Links and Information

Official Documents, Policies and Practices

Trust and Identity 2017 Accomplishments

Trust and Identity Newsletters
2018: April | March | February

What is eduroam?

What are Baseline Expectations?

Changing Your InCommon Exec or Site Admin

Shibboleth Installation Workshops

IAM Online Webinar Series

InCommon Trust Model

InCommon News

Federation News


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