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20
Nov.
2020

Federation

Holiday changes for InCommon metadata signing

November 20, 2020 The upcoming holidays will affect the InCommon Federation metadata signing schedule. Thanksgiving Internet2 offices, thus InCommon, will be closed on November 25, 26 and 27, 2020. There will be no metadata signing on those three days.   Winter Seasonal Holidays Internet2 offices will be closed from December…

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06
Nov.
2020

Federation Community

Baseline Expectations 2 Take Effect

November 6, 2020 The InCommon Steering Committee has approved the second set of Baseline Expectations, including three technical requirements aimed at improving security and the user experience. This follows an extensive community collaboration and consultation process. Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2) includes three additional elements that all participants must meet during…

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10
Sep.
2020

Federation Community

Webinar: Baseline Expectations 2 Community Presentation and Discussion

September 10, 2020 Please plan to join a community presentation and discussion of the second round of Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation, which has just entered the community consultation phase. The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) will open the webinar with information about Baseline Expectations in general…

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08
Sep.
2020

Federation Community

Feedback Sought on Baseline Expectations v2

September 8, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has opened a consultation on a second set of Baseline Expectations, including three technical requirements aimed at improving security and the user experience.  Please review these expectations and take this opportunity to provide feedback. CTAB invites your input…

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25
Aug.
2020

Community Federation

InCommon Comments on NIST 800-63C

August 19, 2020 By Janemarie Duh (Lafayette College), Chair, InCommon Technical Advisory Committee InCommon has provided comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on its proposed revisions to SP 800-63C Digital Identity Guidelines: Federation and Assertions. Comments were due on August 10, 2020. The InCommon…

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18
Aug.
2020

Federation

Switching to InCommon’s New Metadata Service: The Time Is Now

August 18, 2020 By: Nic Roy, Internet2 Trust and Identity Services It’s been over a year since InCommon’s new production metadata service went live, and I’m pleased to say that it has an operational record of 100% availability over that entire period. As of this writing, it’s had 100%…

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22
Jul.
2020

Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hour July 28

July 22, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has restarted the community consensus process for Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2). This is the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed requirements that will increase assurance and interoperability within InCommon. CTAB members are particularly interested in comments on the…

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16
Jul.
2020

Community Certificates Federation

InCommon Fun Facts – July 2020

July 14, 2020 New InCommon Participants As of July 14, 2020, InCommon had 1,017 participants. Here are the new participants in June:     Higher Education     Bard College     Sponsored Partners     Follett Higher Education    Lyrasis    Qollaboration, Inc. (d/b/a/ BrightCrowd) InCommon Federation The InCommon Federation has 569 identity providers…

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17
Jun.
2020

Federation

Proposed Baseline Expectations Additions Still Open for Comment

June 16, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) continues to take feedback on the proposed three additions to Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. The community consensus process is ongoing, with the original May deadline extended due to the pandemic. While there is not currently a deadline,…

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