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18
Aug.
2020

Federation

Switching to InCommon’s New Metadata Service: The Time Is Now

August 18, 2020 By: Nic Roy, Internet2 Trust and Identity Services It’s been over a year since InCommon’s new production metadata service went live, and I’m pleased to say that it has an operational record of 100% availability over that entire period. As of this writing, it’s had 100%…

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22
Jul.
2020

Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hour July 28

July 22, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has restarted the community consensus process for Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2). This is the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed requirements that will increase assurance and interoperability within InCommon. CTAB members are particularly interested in comments on the…

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16
Jul.
2020

Community Certificates Federation

InCommon Fun Facts – July 2020

July 14, 2020 New InCommon Participants As of July 14, 2020, InCommon had 1,017 participants. Here are the new participants in June:     Higher Education     Bard College     Sponsored Partners     Follett Higher Education    Lyrasis    Qollaboration, Inc. (d/b/a/ BrightCrowd) InCommon Federation The InCommon Federation has 569 identity providers…

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17
Jun.
2020

Federation

Proposed Baseline Expectations Additions Still Open for Comment

June 16, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) continues to take feedback on the proposed three additions to Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. The community consensus process is ongoing, with the original May deadline extended due to the pandemic. While there is not currently a deadline,…

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02
Jun.
2020

BaseCAMP Federation IAM Webinars

InCommon Virtual BaseCAMP Sneak Preview June 18

June 1, 2020 InCommon Virtual BaseCAMP Preview WebinarThursday, June 18, 20202 pm ET | 1 pm CT | Noon MT | 11 am PThttps://internet2.zoom.us/j/96618890470 What is the InCommon Virtual BaseCAMP? Who should attend? I’ve been in IT for 15 years; is there anything for me? Download a calendar…

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15
May.
2020

Federation Community

Academic Collaboration Continues to Grow

May 13, 2020 Educational and research organizations continue to improve their support for collaborations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since a March 26 call to action, 35 institutions have joined more than 160 InCommon campuses and other organizations to help their faculty, staff, and students work together.  You can see…

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11
May.
2020

Federation

Data Management Made Easier: InCommon Releases Federation Manager 5

May 11, 2020 A major new release of the InCommon Federation Manager sports a new and friendly interface, streamlining the process for adding and editing information. Site administrators use the Federation Manager to manage their organization’s information, which is then used for communication with other InCommon participants.   Version 5.0 of…

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30
Apr.
2020

Federation Community

Open Discussion Slated for New Baseline Expectations

April 30, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has scheduled an open office hour to discuss the proposed new Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. The session will take place Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1 pm ET (Noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT). Zoom…

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29
Apr.
2020

IAM Webinars Academy Community Federation

May 13 IAM Online – Simplfying Access to Scholarly Content

April 29, 2020 Making things simpler for students, faculty, staff, and researchers has become even more important over the last several weeks. But “simplifying” can mean different things to people in different roles on campus. And it may mean something different for the publishers of scholarly content, too. A group…

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23
Apr.
2020

BaseCAMP Academy Federation Software

Registration Open for Virtual BaseCAMP 2020

April 23, 2020 Registration has opened for the Virtual BaseCAMP 2020, a five half-day workshop providing an introduction to identity and access management, the InCommon Federation, and the InCommon Trusted Access Platform suite of software and services. The BaseCAMP website includes the detailed program and registration details.

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