24
Jan
2023

InCommon Academy Welcomes New Director

Jean Chorazyczewski recently joined the InCommon team at Internet2 as director of the InCommon Academy. Jean shared this perspective on her new role: “I’m excited about contributing to a forward-thinking organization that takes such care to build and serve community and is continuously advancing technology needed…

18
Jan
2023

Shibboleth Success Story: We Love a Deployment!

When members of the InCommon community achieve their goals, we achieve ours. We love hearing how our training and other resources help research and education institutions overcome obstacles and turn them into opportunities. Recently, we heard from a past attendee of InCommon Academy’s Shibboleth training. He…

02
Dec
2022

InCommon Catalysts Bring Energy and Expertise to Community Conversations 

Just as the name implies, the InCommon Catalyst Program, now completing its second year, was launched to bring added energy and expertise to the community’s identity and access management (IAM) efforts. Nine industry providers currently participate in the program: The Catalysts’ continued commitment to the InCommon…

21
Nov
2022

Internet2 NET+ Launches Cloud Superhero Award: Honors Erik Lundberg

The higher education community convened at Washington University in Saint Louis to attend Cloud Forum 2022 from November 9–11. The Higher Education Cloud Forum is a gathering for higher education IT professionals to discuss the challenges, potential, and best practices for using hyper-scale computing tools and platforms to support…

16
Nov
2022

TechEX22 CAMP Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Nick Lewis

We’re just a few weeks away from the 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEX), taking place in Denver from December 5–9.  Nine-time TechEX presenter Nick Lewis, program manager, NET+ Cloud Services – Security and Identity, will be one of the featured speakers for the identity and access management (IAM)…

15
Nov
2022

Get IAM Done. Better. Faster. Together

2022-23 InCommon Collaboration Success Program Cohort Currently Under Way Collaboration around access and identity lifecycle management continues. The 2022-23 Cohort of the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP) kicked off in September. There are nine institutions participating in this year’s cohort: Tufts UniversityUniversity of New BrunswickUniversity…

08
Nov
2022

A Community Conversation about IAM in the Cloud

InCommon’s Community Architecture Committee for Trust and Identity (CACTI) will host “Extending IAM to the Cloud: It’s Still Your Program” as part of  IAM Online on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. ET with speakers Margaret Cullen, president and CEO, Painless Security, and Kevin Hickey,…

07
Nov
2022

TechEx22 CAMP Speaker Spotlight: 4 Questions for Gail List

The identity and access management (IAM) track for the 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEX), held in Denver from December 5–9, has real flavor.  (Check out the IAM track of sessions and Register now.) For example, along with her co-presenters Ethan Kromhout and Keith Wessel, University of Michigan…

17
Oct
2022

TechEX22 CAMP 2022 Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Heather Flanagan

The 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEX), held in Denver from December 5–9,  truly has something for everyone in the research and education community, especially identity and access management (IAM) professionals.  (Check out the IAM track of sessions and register now.) A TechEx attendee for…

18
Aug
2022

New to the Neighborhood: Provision IAM Joins InCommon Catalyst Program 

Jim Lookabaugh “Becoming a catalyst was a terrific fit for us, allowing us to foster deeper relationships within the research and education community,” said Jim Lookabaugh, customer solutions engineer at Provision IAM, about the company joining nine other catalysts in supporting the research and education community’s…

16
Aug
2022

Bring Your Unique Expertise to InCommon Advisory Committees

InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations Now Open InCommon seeks enthusiastic volunteers to serve on its advisory committees. We invite your nominations for membership, including self-nominations. The window for nominations closes on Friday , October 21, 2022, and new terms start in January 2023. To submit a nomination, complete the Advisory Committee nomination…

05
Aug
2022

Establishing the Governance Structure You Need: 3 Tips from NET+ ServiceNow Subscribers

From left to right: Moderator Mitchell Pautz and panelists Mojgan Amini, Katie Rose, and Henry Umansky According to a panel featuring NET+ ServiceNow institutions, good governance models are critical to IT project planning and prioritization in the resource-challenged environment in which the research and higher education community currently operates.  Last month…

14
Jul
2022

Stony Brook Researchers Offer Mitigation Strategies for MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks

According to Stony Brook researchers Nick Nikiforakis and Babak Amin Azad, research and education institutions can defend against phishing attacks that leverage man-in-the-middle (MITM) phishing toolkits acting as malicious reverse proxy servers of online services.  Last month during a NET+ I2 Online webinar, “Mitigating MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks that…

13
Jul
2022

Building Your Bench with the InCommon Collaboration Success Program

Get IAM Done. Faster. Better. Together. That’s the guiding philosophy behind the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). For Clemson University’s Kathy Wright, systems programmer/developer, the program has more than lived up to its ideals, particularly in the area of staff training and development.  Like so many…

08
Jul
2022

IAM Online Presents Hello Passkey, Goodbye Passwords!

There’s a password for that and for this, and so on. New research indicates that on average people have approximately 100 passwords, which is 25 percent more than they had before the start of the pandemic.  What would it take to rid the world of passwords? This question has been…

02
May
2022

InCommon BaseCAMP 2022 Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Tom Jordan

Tom Jordan They say good things come in threes. BaseCAMP identity and access management (IAM) basics speaker Tom Jordan is living proof. He is in the third year of his tenure as a solutions architect at the University of Wisconsin, and he is a three-time speaker at BaseCAMP. During…