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29
Jan.
2020

Federation Software

Putting the User in “User Consent”

By Ken Klingenstein, Identity EvangelistInternet2 The Original Vision of federated identity anticipated a thriving ecosystem where attributes, more than identities, were carefully exchanged between holders of those attributes and relying parties to provide appropriate services. Privacy would be preserved; scalable access control would be enabled; users would be empowered. What…

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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

Multifactor CAMP TechEx

Duke Unlock: One-step Multi-factor

Passwordless Authentication with Shibboleth and WebAuthn By Mary McKee and Shilen Patel (both of Duke University) (Note: This is the second in a series of blog posts highlighting key sessions at this year’s Technology Exchange (TechEx), December 9-13, 2019, in New Orleans). Multi-factor doesn’t have to mean multi-step.  Duke Unlock lets…

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29
Jan.
2020

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InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations Open

InCommon needs enthusiastic volunteers to bring their unique expertise to our community groups. Serving on InCommon committees is an excellent way to serve the community, broaden your professional network, and develop and hone leadership skills. We invite you to nominate people for membership, including self-nomination. Nominations close on October 15,…

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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

Academy IAM Webinars

InCommon Collaboration Success Program Webinar

InCommon Collaboration Success Program WebinarThursday, September 12, 20192 pm ET / 1 pm CT / Noon MT / 11 am PT (30 minutes) https://internet2.zoom.us/j/272006133 InCommon will offer the second Collaboration Success Program starting later this year, an opportunity for you to solve an IAM problem with training, support from…

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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

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

Federation

InCommon Fun Facts – August 2019

New InCommon Participants As of August 26, 2019, InCommon had 1,023 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in July: Higher Education Tarleton State University Tarrant County College District University of the Incarnate Word Sponsored Partners 3rd Millennium Classrooms Albany Molecular Research, Inc Inova Health System Intellectus…

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29
Jan.
2020

Federation

Early Reports: MDQ Proving a Time-Saver

Looking for reasons to consider the production release candidate of the InCommon metadata query service (MDQ)? Here’s an in-use memory graph at the moment a university switched to using MDQ in its production identity provider servers. In addition, a service provider reports: “We were able to switch to using…

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