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Grouper Reporting addresses multiple needs; even sends emails!

By Chris Hyzer, University of Pennsylvania Grouper, the access management component of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, is continuing to evolve to meet the community’s needs. For many years, Grouper has been providing group and access management solutions for a broad and enthusiastic user community. Recently the Grouper development team has enhanced Grouper with a…

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InCommon Update – October 2019

New InCommon Participants As of October 17, 2019, InCommon had 1,029 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in August: Higher Education College of Eastern Idaho John Carroll University Lewis-Clark State College Mars Hill University Research Organization Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Sponsored Partners Axle Informatics Children’s National Health System Concur Technologies Risk…

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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 has emerged, however, is much…