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21
Jan.
2022

Software Grouper

Grouper School, Back by Popular Demand

Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

The Grouper School was so popular last year that we will offer three sessions in 2022. Grouper is the enterprise group and access management system that is part of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform. With Grouper, you can share roles and audit who has access to resources. The upcoming training…

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20
Jan.
2022

Community

Ready. Set. Get Involved! Join an Internet2 Community Group

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Robust engagement in Internet2’s Community Groups is the linchpin for moving our community forward.  From chartering working groups, advisory groups, and communities of interest, to developing best practices and guiding new solutions – thought leaders from institutions large and small engage regularly to identify challenges and determine new ways…

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13
Dec.
2021

Federation

The Time to Meet InCommon Baseline Expectations 2 Requirements is Approaching in December

By Albert Wu, InCommon Federation Service Manager

InCommon participants established the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation in 2018 as a means to increase trust and interoperability among InCommon federation participants and to define what they expect of each other, and of InCommon Operations. The second iteration of Baseline Expectations (Baseline Expectations 2, or BE2) was…

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03
Dec.
2021

Catalyst

Catalysts Offer Unique Expertise, Meaningful Contributions to the InCommon Community

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Just six months have passed since the InCommon Catalyst community partner program launched in June 2021. And evidence of the Catalysts’ deep, ongoing commitment to the InCommon community is already stacking up. Catalysts are industry leaders and Internet2 members that actively contribute to identity and access management (IAM) within…

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03
Dec.
2021

eduroam

Are You Ready for the New eduroam?

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam Product Manager

eduroam is expanding and changing to serve K-12. Internet2 is moving all subscribers to a cloud-forward architecture and new configuration management portal. We are providing weekly updates on the transition. You may find more information on our Weekly Progress wiki. Briefly, here is what you need…

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17
Nov.
2021

IAM Webinars

Grab Your Popcorn! Select CAMP Week Videos Now Available Through IAM Online

By Netta Caligari, InCommon Community Success Manager

Ready for an IAM movie night? InCommon + GÉANT’s 2021 CAMP Week is all wrapped up, but the party’s still going! To allow the broader community access to some of the incredibly insightful content from our virtual conference, we happily announce the release of three stellar presentations, ready to view…

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17
Nov.
2021

Software Grouper

News From the Grouper Project

By Chris Hyzer, University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Grouper Project

We’re excited to share recent developments in the Grouper project. Grouper is an enterprise group and access management system that simplifies access management by letting you use the same group or role in many places in your organization. Grouper is part of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, an identity…

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16
Nov.
2021

Federation

The Time to Meet InCommon Baseline Expectations 2 Requirements is Fast Approaching

By David St. Pierre Bantz, University of Alaska / InCommon Community Trust & Assurance Board, and Albert Wu, InCommon Federation Service Manager

InCommon Participants established the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation in 2018 as a means to increase trust and interoperability among InCommon federation participants and to define what they expect of each other, and of InCommon Operations. The second iteration of Baseline Expectations (Baseline Expectations 2, or BE2) was…

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16
Nov.
2021

Federation

InCommon Members Support NIH Security Measures

By Tom Barton, Internet2 Research Engagement

In the Fall of 2020, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that they were making changes to increase the security of many of their services to better protect the sensitive data shared with researchers. Among those are requirements for federated logins: Release Necessary User Information – Release the user…

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