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04
Oct.
2022

Cloud

Kion Checks the Top Boxes

By Bob Flynn - Internet2 Program Manager, Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services

Internet2 Releases New NET+ Service The Internet2 NET+ team is excited to announce the release of NET+ Kion, one of the leading cloud enablement solution providers. In response to calls from the research and education community for account automation, cost management, and security monitoring tools for cloud enablement across AWS,…

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23
Sep.
2022

Academy Shibboleth

InCommon Academy Instructor Insights: Go with Shibboleth for Synergy and Streamlining

By Apryl Motley, CAE, Communications Lead, InCommon

With our next virtual Shibboleth workshop coming up October 3–7, we asked co-Instructors Paul Caskey,  an IAM architect at Internet2, and Paul Riddle, an identity architect at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), to share their insights on its benefits. How does understanding more about Shibboleth and implementing…

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19
Sep.
2022

Catalyst

Catalyst to Catalyst (September 2022): Ideas and Insights from InCommon Catalysts

Edited by Apryl Motley, CAE - InCommon Communications Lead

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing you with additional opportunities to benefit from the insights and expertise of InCommon Catalysts, earlier this year we introduced a quarterly Q&A column, Catalyst to Catalyst, that we feature in our e-newsletter InCommon News. Think of Catalyst to Catalyst as a…

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20
Sep.
2022

Community

Our Valued Volunteers: 5 Questions for David Bantz,  IAM – University of Alaska 

By Apryl Motley, CAE - InCommon Communications Lead

Did you know that in 2021 InCommon volunteers collectively contributed 2,343 hours of time to help move the IAM community forward? We couldn’t do all we do without our valued volunteers. With this year’s Call for InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations currently underway, we are  highlighting some of our current and…

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24
Aug.
2022

Events

Get Your Game On! NET+ Hosts AWS Game Day at TechEX22

By Bob Flynn - Internet2 Program Manager, Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services

If you’re up for an engrossing, wild ride that’s outrageous fun, then you’re ready for AWS Game Day @ TechEX 2022. AWS Game Day is “collaborative learning exercise that tests skills in implementing AWS solutions to solve real-world problems in a gamified, risk-free environment.”  Internet2 NET+,…

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22
Aug.
2022

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InCommon Academy Offers the Best Options Available for IAM Training This Fall

By Apryl Motley, InCommon Communications Lead

New season. New skills to learn and master. InCommon Academy is your one-stop connection to the best options for your team’s identity and access management (IAM) training this fall. Consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, InCommon Academy workshops aren’t your run-of-the-mill training classes. …

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19
Aug.
2022

Community

Federated Identity Management Cookbook: New Community Resource Offers Primer, Time-Tested Recipes for IdM

By Amber Rasche - Senior Communications Specialist, Internet2

Eric Scott and Josh Drake CI Compass and its Identity Management (IdM) Working Group recently published The Federated Identity Management Cookbook, a new resource that provides time-tested recipes for building IdM capabilities for research cyberinfrastructure. It also serves as a primer on IdM concepts,…

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18
Aug.
2022

Catalyst

New to the Neighborhood: Provision IAM Joins InCommon Catalyst Program 

By Apryl Motley, InCommon Communications Lead

Jim Lookabaugh “Becoming a catalyst was a terrific fit for us, allowing us to foster deeper relationships within the research and education community,” said Jim Lookabaugh, customer solutions engineer at Provision IAM, about the company joining nine other catalysts in supporting the research and education community’s…

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17
Aug.
2022

Community

Bring Your Unique Expertise to InCommon Advisory Committees

By Apryl Motley, InCommon Communications Lead

InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations Now Open InCommon seeks enthusiastic volunteers to serve on its advisory committees. We invite your nominations for membership, including self-nominations. The window for nominations closes on Friday, October 21, 2022, and new terms start in January 2023. To submit a nomination, complete the Advisory Committee nomination…

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10
Aug.
2022

BaseCAMP Academy

Lightning Strikes Twice: Select BaseCAMP 2022 Videos Available Through IAM Online

By Apryl Motley, InCommon Communications Lead

BaseCAMP 2002 (held June 6-10) featured four fabulous Lightning Talks. These YouTube videos are now available through our IAM Online platform. Below is what you can expect to learn from each presentation. DevOps in 10Presenter: Dave Shafer, DevOps Manager, Trust and Identity, Internet2Learn how tools…

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