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InCommon Update – October 2019

New InCommon Participants As of October 17, 2019, InCommon had 1,029 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in August: Higher Education College of Eastern IdahoJohn Carroll UniversityLewis-Clark State CollegeMars Hill University Research Organization Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Sponsored Partners Axle InformaticsChildren’s National Health SystemConcur TechnologiesRisk and…

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Putting the User in “User Consent”

By Ken Klingenstein, Identity EvangelistInternet2 The Original Vision of federated identity anticipated a thriving ecosystem where attributes, more than identities, were carefully exchanged between holders of those attributes and relying parties to provide appropriate services. Privacy would be preserved; scalable access control would be enabled; users would be empowered. What…

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Hackathon Scheduled for 2019 TechEx

By Heather Flanagan (Note: This is the third in a series of blog posts highlighting key sessions at this year’s Technology Exchange (TechEx), December 9-13, 2019, in New Orleans). In September 2019, REFEDS (an association of national research and education federations, including InCommon), with the support of NORDUnet and…