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InCommon BaseCAMP 2022 Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Tom Jordan

They say good things come in threes. BaseCAMP identity and access management (IAM) basics speaker Tom Jordan is living proof. He is in the third year of his tenure as a solutions architect at the University of Wisconsin, and he is a three-time speaker at BaseCAMP. During his 20+ years at the university, Tom has…

And Then There Were 5: Internet2 Announces New eduroam Support Organizations

Connecticut Education Network (CEN) and Link Oregon join the program to help bridge the digital divide for K-12 schools, libraries, museums, and more with eduroam global Wi-Fi WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2022 – Internet2 announced today the latest state research and education (R&E) networks to join the eduroam Support Organizations program: Connecticut Education Network (CEN) and…

We’re Open to Suggestions 

Got an idea for InCommon’s IAM Online? We’re pretty sure you do, and we can’t wait to hear all about it. Our best ideas for IAM Online, our webinar series focused on timely identity and access management (IAM) topics, typically come from the IAM community.  We are actively seeking suggestions from community members, who have…

Right Place. Right Time. SLAC’s Bruce Vincent Shares Insights on Joining the InCommon Collaboration Success Program

Where do you turn for community and collaboration as your institution launches a multiyear identity and access management (IAM) modernization program? For Bruce Vincent, director of identity and middleware services at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the answer was the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). CSP was the right time and place to best leverage SLAC’s…

Introducing Catalyst to Catalyst: Ideas and Insights from InCommon Catalysts

The InCommon Team is committed to providing you with additional opportunities to benefit from the insights and expertise of InCommon Catalysts. To that end, we will feature them in InCommon News on a quarterly basis through a Q&A column, Catalyst to Catalyst.  Think of Catalyst to Catalyst as a quarterly, virtual advice panel providing multiple…

Cheers to InCommon Volunteers! 6 Ways You Made Us Proud in 2021

By Netta Caligari, InCommon Community Success Manager and Ann West, AVP for Trust and Identity, Internet2 A member of the 2021 Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) recently shared that the best part “about working on InCommon’s advisory committees is being able to work with others to advance the security and trust in our shared…

Time for InCommon Academy Spring Training 

90% of participants would recommend InCommon Academy training courses to a colleague. That’s a .900 batting average and any major league club (or aspiring Little Leaguer) would be proud to boast those stats! Now is the perfect time to brush up on your skills (and hit the batting cages) or learn some new ones by…

Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) with Grouper: Questions & Answers

Grouper is an enterprise group and access management platform that provides critical features to ensure the right people have access to what they need. Grouper is part of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, an identity and access management suite of software designed to integrate with existing systems. Many of the exciting new features in Grouper come…

Grouper School, Back by Popular Demand

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 courses will focus on learning…

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

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 to fill the gaps and meet…