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23
Feb.
2022

Software COmanage Grouper midPoint Shibboleth

Time for InCommon Academy Spring Training 

By Erin Murtha, Director of the InCommon Academy

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…

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21
Feb.
2022

Community

New Members Join InCommon Advisory Committees in 2022

By Netta Caligari, InCommon Community Success Manager

Community is at the heart of how we support the mission of research and education within trust and identity. We honor the variety of ways everyone comes together to develop best practices; guide the adoption of new technologies, and identify challenges to help resolve common issues in research and education. …

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17
Feb.
2022

Catalyst

Moran Technology Consulting Joins InCommon Catalyst Program

By Sara Aly, Internet2 Senior Communications Manager

Launched in June 2021, the InCommon Catalyst Program supports higher education institutions, research organizations, and sponsored partners in their efforts to enable better security, access to services, and user experience through InCommon’s integrated service and software solutions. We’re pleased to welcome Moran Technology Consulting (MTC)…

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15
Feb.
2022

eduroam

10 Fun Facts to Celebrate 1,000 eduroam Subscribers in the US

By Sara Aly, Internet2 Senior Communications Manager

eduroam, the global roaming Wi-Fi service, recently surpassed 1,000 subscribers across colleges, universities, and research facilities in the US.  The eduroam service first came to the US in 2009 and has since grown to be the preferred encrypted Wi-Fi network of higher education institutions across the country. Its popularity…

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17
Feb.
2022

Community

New Member Appointed, Two Members Reappointed to InCommon Steering Committee for 2022-24

By Sara Aly, Internet2 Senior Communications Manager

The InCommon Steering Committee is one of several ways our community comes together to support the research and education mission.  Specifically, the committee serves as the high-level governance body establishing policies and general practices, ensuring that software and service specifications, recommended practices, and requirements all support the research and…

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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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