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20
Feb.
2020

Community

New Community Leaders Join Governance and Advisory Groups

By Jessica ColtrinInCommon Advocacy Program Manager More than 150 individuals from 105 organizations served on InCommon advisory and working groups in 2019. The new year means new members joining InCommon governing and advisory groups, and dedicated members rolling off. This year we welcome several new organizations as well as greater…

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29
Jan.
2020

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CSP 2020 – For community, by community.

The next round of the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP) kicks off this week at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. In the interest of sharing the experiences with the community we will use the hashtag #incommoncsp and post photos and updates of key moments along the way.

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29
Jan.
2020

Community

New InCommon Steering Committee Members

Internet2 announced the selection of three new members to the InCommon Steering Committee which provides strategic direction, oversight, and recommendations for critical identity management services and offerings that benefit research and higher education in the U.S. The incoming steering committee members are: Michael Berman, chief information officer at The California…

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29
Jan.
2020

Community Software

Six universities join 2020 Collaboration Success Program]

Six universities will use the InCommon Trusted Access Platform software to help solve shared issues through the 2020 InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). The seven-month long CSP focuses on adopting solutions to key identity and access management challenges faced by the research and education community.  The participating institutions are:…

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29
Jan.
2020

Shibboleth Academy Learning Catalog

InCommon Shibboleth Workshop Slated for March 17-18, 2020

Looking to deploy InCommon-ready Shibboleth Service Provider and Identity Provider in a way that’s easy to install and manage? Want first-hand experience with the world of containers and how they can make your life easier? Are you ready to join the ranks of over 680 attendees from 20+ workshops who…

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18
Feb.
2020

Grouper Software TechEx

Grouper Reporting addresses multiple needs; even sends emails!

By Chris Hyzer, University of Pennsylvania Grouper, the access management component of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, is continuing to evolve to meet the community’s needs. For many years, Grouper has been providing group and access management solutions for a broad and enthusiastic user community. Recently the Grouper development…

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29
Jan.
2020

Uncategorized

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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29
Jan.
2020

Federation Software

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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29
Jan.
2020

TechEx Community Events

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…

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