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25
Jan.
2023

eduroam

More Schools, More Hotspots, More eduroam!

By Mike Zawacki - Interenet2 Program Manager

2022 eduroam Support Organization Status Report Highlights Growth At the end of every year, eduroam Support Organizations (eSOs) and Internet2 come together to develop an annual status report for the community. The report outlines the goals, challenges, successes, and lessons learned for the eSOs and Internet2. This annual exercise…

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24
Jan.
2023

Academy

InCommon Academy Welcomes New Director

By Apryl Motley, CAE - InCommon Communications Lead

InCommon Academy Welcomes New Director Jean Chorazyczewski recently joined the InCommon team at Internet2 as director of the InCommon Academy. Jean shared this perspective on her new role: “I’m excited about contributing to a forward-thinking organization that takes such care to build and serve community and is continuously advancing…

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20
Jan.
2023

Catalyst

InCommon Catalysts Kick Off 2023 IAM Online Webinar Series

By Apryl Motley, CAE, InCommon Communications Lead

The InCommon Catalysts will be our featured presenters for “The Year Ahead in IAM: Ideas & Insights from InCommon Catalysts” as part of IAM Online on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. ET with Ann West, Internet2’s associate vice president for Trust & Identity, serving as moderator.  What…

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18
Jan.
2023

Software Shibboleth

Shibboleth Success Story: We Love a Deployment!

By Apryl Motley, InCommon Communications Lead

Tim Hansen When members of the InCommon community achieve their goals, we achieve ours. We love hearing how our training and other resources help research and education institutions overcome obstacles and turn them into opportunities. Recently, we heard from a past attendee of InCommon Academy’s Shibboleth training. He wrote…

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06
Jan.
2023

Academy Software

New Year. New Resolve. Get Your IAM in Better Shape.

By Jean Chorazyczewski, InCommon Academy Director

Jean Chorazyczewski, InCommon Academy Director According to a recent Statista Global Consumer Survey, the most common New Year’s resolutions for 2023 among adults (18 – 89 years old) are to exercise more (52%), eat healthier (50%), and lose weight (40%). In other words – living healthier by getting in better…

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19
Dec.
2022

TechEx

No Such Thing as TMI: Too Much Internet2 – What I Saw and Heard at TechEX22

By Kevin Morooney, vice president of Trust and Identity and NET+, Internet2

As I sit down to write this, even after being home for a week, I find myself still in TechEX recuperation mode. I had all of the best intentions for the plane ride home from Denver, when thoughts are fresh, to write down all of the inspirations and thoughts I…

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14
Dec.
2022

Community Events

Updates from the Internet Identity Workshop and OpenID Foundation Meeting

By Nicole Roy, InCommon director of Technology and Strategy

Editor’s Note: The Internet Identity Workshop was held Nov. 15–17 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Nicole Roy (center) is pictured here with colleagues Paul Caskey (right) and Debbie Bucci (left). The Identity and Access Management landscape is rapidly evolving with the adoption of…

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14
Dec.
2022

Catalyst

Catalyst to Catalyst (Dec. 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, 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 quarterly, virtual advice…

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12
Dec.
2022

Cloud Multifactor

And the Survey Says: Implementation of MFA Now More Commonplace

By Nick Lewis, - Internet2 Program Manager

I’m not sure how many of you remember 2020, but most of it is a blur for me. In 2019, the NET+ Duo Service Advisory Board decided to conduct an MFA Community Survey to better understand how their peers used MFA and then build on the results to drive additional…

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12
Dec.
2022

Federation Events

Because Bad Things Happen: InCommon’s 2022 Cybersecurity Cooperation Exercise

By Kyle Lewis, Chair, Sirtfi Exercise Planning Working Group Kyle Lewis On November 14–18, 2022, ten participating organizations from the InCommon Federation came together to practice cybersecurity incident response cooperation using the REFEDS Sirtfi framework. This event culminated ten months of work by InCommon’s Sirtfi…

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