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Feb.
2020

Community Certificates

InCommon Fun Facts – February 2020

New InCommon Participants As of February 11, 2020, InCommon had 1,014 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in October: Higher Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiLoma Linda UniversityUniversity of TampaVictor Valley Community College District Sponsored Partners Allen Institute for Artificial IntelligenceCampusParc ManagementClassLinkRibbon Communication Operating…

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29
Jan.
2020

Community Software

Six universities join 2020 Collaboration Success Program]

Six universities will use the InCommon Trusted Access Platform software to help solve shared issues through the 2020 InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). The seven-month long CSP focuses on adopting solutions to key identity and access management challenges faced by the research and education community.  The participating institutions are:…

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29
Jan.
2020

Community

New InCommon Steering Committee Members

Internet2 announced the selection of three new members to the InCommon Steering Committee which provides strategic direction, oversight, and recommendations for critical identity management services and offerings that benefit research and higher education in the U.S. The incoming steering committee members are: Michael Berman, chief information officer at The California…

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29
Jan.
2020

TechEx Community Events

Hackathon Scheduled for 2019 TechEx

By Heather Flanagan (Note: This is the third in a series of blog posts highlighting key sessions at this year’s Technology Exchange (TechEx), December 9-13, 2019, in New Orleans). In September 2019, REFEDS (an association of national research and education federations, including InCommon), with the support of NORDUnet and…

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29
Jan.
2020

CAMP Community Events

Peering behind the portal curtain

By Ken Klingenstein (Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting key sessions at this year’s Technology Exchange (TechEx), December 9-13, 2019, in New Orleans). In the last few years, proxies and portals have become a common way for communities to integrate access to their…

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29
Jan.
2020

Federation Community

Baseline Expectations Survey Summary

By David Bantz, University of Alaska and vice-chair of CTAB  In 2017, the InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) began leading the InCommon community to develop and transition to Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. The Baseline Expectations define a set of common practices aimed to increase…

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29
Jan.
2020

IAM Webinars Community Events Grouper Shibboleth Software

September 2019 IAM Online

Tales from the Cloud: Real-world Experience Moving IdM to the Cloud at Illinois Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2 pm ET / 1 pm CT / Noon MT / 11 am PT Are you considering moving some or all of your identity management infrastructure to the cloud? Want to know…

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29
Jan.
2020

BaseCAMP Community Events

BaseCAMP Serves Those New to Identity Management

“What should we keep for BaseCAMP next year?” the evaluation survey asked. One response captured the essence of the program: “The level of training/education, the open and honest environment, vendors who are willing to be part of the conversation without pushing their products.” It was that kind of meeting. Sixty-three…

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29
Jan.
2020

Academy Community Federation Software

Jump Start Your Identity and Access Solutions

Looking for a better way to manage access to resources (on-prem or in the cloud)? Working on supporting collaboration within or outside or your organization and need some help? Need an easier way to update access when individuals change status or roles (at scale!)?   The InCommon Collaboration Success Program…

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29
Jan.
2020

Community Federation

Working Group Exploring Requirements for Cloud-based IdP Services

By Dean Woodbeck, InCommon Director of Community Awareness The InCommon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has chartered the IdP as a Service Working Group to explore ways to make it easier for organizations to participate in the InCommon Federation. Specifically, the working group will look at the technical and…

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