Trust and Identity Newsletter – August 2017

In this issue of the Internet2 Trust and Identity Newsletter, read all about:

  • An update on InCommon’s use of the resources generated by the 2017 fee increase
  • Last call to participate in the TIER Campus Success Program
  • An update on federated multifactor authentication
  • Information about new InCommon Sponsored Partners
  • An update on the 2017 Internet2 Technology Exchange

Trust and Identity at Internet2 includes the InCommon Federation, InCommon Certificate Service, the TIER software and campus practices program, eduroam roaming wireless, and other programs. For details, see Trust and Identity.

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News & Blog Posts

InCommon Fee Increase Providing Additional Value

value growth graphicSean Reynolds summarizes the many federation improvements already underway as a result of last November's fee increase and how they are meeting stakeholder needs identified during the planning and consultation period.

TIER Campus Success: Call for Participation

campus success photoYou still have a chance to help improve identity deployments, so don't delay. The TIER Campus Success Program involves deploying one or more TIER components, sharing your lessons learned, and participating in training. The deadline is August 25.

Trust and Identity at the 2017 Technology Exchange

TechEX17 logo graphicThe 2017 Internet2 Technology Exchange takes place October 15–19 in San Francisco. Be sure to plan on staying through noon on Thursday, Oct. 19, so you can take full advantage of the Advance CAMP (ACAMP), as well as all the track sessions, working groups and birds-of-a-feather gatherings.

Federated Multifactor Authentication Ready to Use

multifactor authentication - key graphicThe wait is over! The ability to perform multifactor authentication in a federated context is now a reality. Read the details in this article by Karen Herrington.

Consent: Putting the “I” in CAR

consent-informed graphicFind out about the "silent I" in CAR's full name. That's the Consent-informed Attribute Release project. It isn’t enough to demonstrate that users can navigate this system; success must be evaluated in more qualitative terms, measuring the informedness of each interaction.

Propose a 2018 IAM Online Topic

IAM OnlinePropose an IAM Online topic for 2018. Do you have an idea for doing something better or more efficiently? A problem you’ve solved in a unique or effective way? Are you involved with a community software development effort that has something to offer? Share it!


Working Groups

TIER Working Group Update

data structures graphicThe TIER Data Structures & API and TIER Entity Registry working groups have been working closely on the definition of a "minimal/thin" registry, API security, messaging architectures, and evaluation of midPoint as a provisioning engine. Efforts are underway to prepare demonstrations for the 2017 Technology Exchange in all of these areas to illustrate solutions to real-world IAM challenges.

Key Internet2 identity initiatives are supported in part by National Science Foundation grants. For more information, see specific software sites.

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