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Apr.
2020

Federation

InCommon Moving Metadata Signing Online

April 1, 2020 As with most organizations, InCommon has adjusted its operations to ensure continuity of critical infrastructure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have accelerated the timing for a planned change in the way we sign metadata. Currently, two people need to physically be in our Ann…

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31
Mar.
2020

Federation

International Science Community Seeks Help from InCommon Participants

March 26, 2020 If your institution runs an InCommon Identity Provider, the international science community needs your help in connecting your researchers and scientists to collaborations that are rapidly forming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. How can you help them? Make it easier for your researchers, scientists, faculty, and…

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24
Mar.
2020

Academy COmanage Software

Registration Open for Virtual COmanage Training Workshop

InCommon Academy: Virtual COmanage Training Workshop Posted March 24, 2020 May 19 – 20, 202010:00 am – 6:00 pm (ET)Register today!    This two-day virtual session will focus on the InCommon Trusted Access Platform packaged COmanage software with a mixture of lecture, hands-on training, and discussion. Not only…

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25
Mar.
2020

Uncategorized

Community Channels for Pandemic Discussion

March 24, 2020 At our committee meetings over the last few weeks, both InCommon staff and our community volunteers have found a lot of value in talking about the challenges that our member campuses are facing with this pandemic. In a discussion with committee chairs, we decided to create community…

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18
Mar.
2020

Certificates

Certificate Service Adds Automation Feature

March 18, 2020 Sectigo, InCommon’s partner in the InCommon Certificate Service, has added the new ACME (Automated Certificate Management Environment) Service for subscribers. The last regular survey of InCommon Certificate Service subscribers showed overwhelming interest in having an ACME service for the InCommon community. ACME allows the automated…

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18
Mar.
2020

Academy COmanage Grouper midPoint Shibboleth

InCommon Training Goes Virtual

March 18, 2020 In light of the current circumstances related to the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, InCommon made the difficult decision to cancel our face-to-face workshops this spring. The safety and well-being of our community colleagues, members, and staff is our top priority, and we feel that it is…

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18
Mar.
2020

Community

InCommon Fun Facts – March 2020

March 18, 2020 New InCommon Participants As of March 16, 2020, InCommon had 1,012 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in February 2020: Higher EducationMiddlebury College InCommon Certificate Service Subscribers As of March 16, 2020, 471 organizations subscribe to the InCommon Certificate Service. Here are the…

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18
Mar.
2020

Academy Community

Address Your IAM Challenges With the Collaboration Success Program

March 18, 2020 InCommon is looking for organizations interested in participating in a program to help you address your common identity and access management challenges. The third Collaboration Success Program (CSP) cohort will form this summer and the time to express your interest is now. You can use…

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17
Mar.
2020

Federation

Your Feedback Needed for Proposed New Baseline Expectations

March 17, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has proposed three additions to Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. Last year, InCommon participants adopted the original Baseline Expectations to provide a baseline for trust and make collaboration more predictable. InCommon participants are asked to review and comment…

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13
Mar.
2020

Academy

InCommon Academy Moves Online

March 13, 2020 In light of the current circumstances related to the rapidly evolving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, InCommon cancelled the Shibboleth workshop scheduled for March 17 – 18 at Rice University. The safety and well-being of our community colleagues, members, and staff is our top priority, and we feel…

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