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InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education, and their partners, in the United States. InCommon's identity management federation serves 10 million end-users (IPEDS data; November 2016. InCommon also operates a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

TIER Seeks Proposals for Campus Success Program

TIER logoThe TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) Campus Success Program will include a diverse group of higher education institutions committed to adopting and deploying the TIER software components and helping to accelerate adoption for the rest of the trust and identity community. Internet2 has issued a Call for Proposals for campuses interested in taking advantage of the Campus Success Program, which will benefit both the individual campus and the community. For details, please see the wiki.


Ten Videos Cover Policies and Technologies of Federated Identity

The Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) has developed a series of videos that will take you through the policies and technologies of identity management on a local level, as well as how identity federations like InCommon are of value. There are 10 videos that cover the topics below. You will find background information at the NSRC's website.



InCommon, TIER, and Trust and Identity at Internet2

Trust and Identity whiteboard videoFor more-detailed information on TIER, watch the archived webinar: What is TIER and What Does it Mean for Me?

This whiteboard video provides an overview of how Internet2's trust and identity framework—including community-developed infrastructure services like InCommon and TIER—allows higher education institutions to offer collaborative experiences, run more efficient and secure IT operations, share improved administrative practices, and enable incredible discoveries.


Certificate Service Case Studies

Dollars saved, central approval and decentralized provisioning, unlimited certs -- those are a few of the reasons campuses subscribe to the InCommon Certificate Service. Read our new case studies from the University of Minnesota and the University of Rochester for the details.


Items of Interest

InCommon Working Groups

Internet2 Trust and Identity 2016 Accomplishments

InCommon 18-month report (Jan 2015 - June 2016)

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Basics and Resources Booklet [PDF]

Federation Return on Investment

InCommon Overview [PPT]

All About Attributes

InCommon Privacy Policy

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure


 

 

 

 

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