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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 9 million end-users (IPEDS data; October 2014). InCommon also operates a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

IAM Online January 27: TAC Priorities and Working Group Reports

The first IAM Online webinar of 2016 will provide updates from the InCommon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), current working groups, and a working group that has recently issued its report. Join us to learn about TAC’s priorities for moving InCommon’s technology and operations forward, and updates from the Certificate Service Review Working Group, the Federation Interoperability Working Group, the Workday Working Group, and the MFA/Multi-Context Broker project. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 2 pm ET.

InCommon Goes Global: Joining the International Federation Community

edugainInCommon has joined 40 other national federations in the global interfederation service, allowing convenient single sign-on interaction with higher education institutions, research organizations, and corporate service providers around the world. We've provided information and resources here on the InCommon web.

Registration Open for Chicago Shibboleth Installation Workshop

Registration for a Shibboleth Installation Workshop at the University of Chicago is open. The event will take place May 19-20 at the university's Hyde Park campus. Registration is open.

InCommon Working Groups

InCommon has had a number of community Working Groups examining topics to help make federation easier for current and future InCommon participants. Check out the Working Group wiki page for up-to-date info. Check out the Working Group wiki pagefor up-to-date info.

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Common Identity and Trust Collaborative (CommIT) Project Home

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Resources Book [PDF]

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

Federation Return on Investment

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