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07
Aug.
2019

Community Federation

Working Group Exploring Requirements for Cloud-based IdP Services

Estimated reading time: 1 minute By Dean Woodbeck, InCommon Director of Community Awareness The InCommon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has chartered the IdP as a Service Working Group to explore ways to make it easier for organizations to participate in the InCommon…

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23
Jul.
2019

Federation

New Metadata Query Service Available for Production Use

Estimated reading time: 1 minute By Nick Roy, Director of Technology and Strategy, InCommon InCommon’s brand new metadata service went live on Tuesday, July 9th. The production release candidate of the new metadata query service (MDQ) – also known as per-entity metadata –…

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09
Feb.
2023

Federation

Baseline Expectations 2 Implementation Reaches Important Milestone

By Albert Wu, InCommon Federation Service Manager

With 2022 behind us, the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation program reached its final milestone in transitioning InCommon to the second iteration of Baseline Expectations (BE2). Since InCommon officially adopted BE2 in December 2021, the Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) and InCommon Federation Operations have…

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09
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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12
Nov.
2021

Federation

The Time to Meet InCommon Baseline Expectations 2 Requirements is Fast Approaching

By David St. Pierre Bantz, University of Alaska / InCommon Community Trust & Assurance Board, and Albert Wu, InCommon Federation Service Manager

InCommon Participants established the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation in 2018 as a means to increase trust and interoperability among InCommon federation participants and to define what they expect of each other, and of InCommon Operations. The second iteration of Baseline Expectations (Baseline Expectations 2, or BE2) was…

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03
Nov.
2021

Events Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hours November 23

The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) invites the community to join its next Office Hours. The next Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2) Office Hour will be on Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT / 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT. CTAB members and subject matter…

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07
Oct.
2021

Events Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hours October 26

The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) invites the community to join its next Office Hours. The next Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2) Office Hour will be on Tuesday October 26, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT / 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT. CTAB members and subject matter…

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03
Sep.
2021

Events Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hours September 28

The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) invites the community to join its next Office Hours. The next Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2) Office Hour will be on Tuesday September 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT / 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT. CTAB members and subject matter…

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