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InCommon Comments on NIST 800-63C

August 19, 2020 By Janemarie Duh (Lafayette College), Chair, InCommon Technical Advisory Committee InCommon has provided comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on its proposed revisions to SP 800-63C Digital Identity Guidelines: Federation and Assertions. Comments were due on August 10, 2020. The InCommon response includes comments about the context of…

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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% uptime for over 400 days.  This…

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InCommon Fun Facts – August 2020

August 18, 2020 New InCommon Participants As of August 18, 2020, InCommon had 1,019 participants. Here are the new participants: Higher Education Beloit College Sponsored Partners Fathom Information Design InCommon Federation The InCommon Federation has 572 identity providers registered, along with 5,291 services. Worldwide, eduGAIN (the collaboration of global federations) has 3,900 identity providers and…