18
Jan
2024

CommEX24 Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with ESnet’s Edward Balas 

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes “I like helping the R&E community gain insights into the networks we provide and how they are positively impacting our communities and broader society,” said Ed Balas when asked what he likes most about his job as measurement…

14
Sep
2023

TechEX23 Speaker Spotlight: AWS Org Management Automation for the Win

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Kelly Rivera and Hallah Hussein, lead cloud engineer and cloud engineer respectively,  from the University of Wisconsin Madison, will be first-time presenters at the 2023 Internet2 Technology Exchange, September 18–22, in  Minneapolis, Minn. Their session, Automating…

01
Aug
2023

CLASS Advanced Alumni Get Great Benefits

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes CLASS Advanced is a two-week intensive learning experience where participants will learn how to effectively build and manage cloud computing resources for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).  CLASS Advanced empowers the…

11
Jul
2023

InCommon IAM Online Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Kyle Lewis

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Kyle Lewis, vice president of cybersecurity strategy for InCommon Catalyst RDCT, will be our featured speaker  for “How to Sirtfi – Going Beyond the Federation Security Checkbox” as part of IAM Online on Wednesday,…

21
Jun
2023

They Got IAM Done. Better. Faster. Together.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Lessons Learned During the 2022-23 InCommon Collaboration Success Program Cohort  Congratulations to the 2022-23 InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP) Cohort participants! They concluded their work together earlier this month. Nine institutions participated in this…

25
May
2023

Seen and Heard at the 2023 Internet2 Community Exchange: 4 IAM Insights

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes There was no shortage of discussion about various aspects of trust and identity during the 2023 Internet2 Community Exchange (CommEX 23) held in Atlanta, May 8– 12, 2023. Identity and access management (IAM) community members in attendance took…

21
Mar
2023

Catalyst to Catalyst (Spring): Ideas and Insights from InCommon Catalysts

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing you with additional opportunities to benefit from the insights and expertise of InCommon Catalysts, we are continuing their quarterly Q&A column, Catalyst to Catalyst, which we feature in our e-newsletter InCommon News.  Think of Catalyst to Catalyst as a quarterly, virtual advice…

17
Mar
2023

It’s Time You Met Your Match

New COmanage Match Workshop from InCommon Academy In the spirit of “by community for community,” InCommon Academy is pleased to host its inaugural, virtual COmanage Match Workshop on March 30 with support from the University of California, San Diego. UCSD invested its…

09
Mar
2023

InCommon IAM Online Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Kerri Lemoie

Kerri Lemoie Kerri Lemoie and Niels van Dijk will be our featured presenters for “Self-Sovereign ID: The Future of Learner, Teacher, and Researcher Credentials in the Academic Identity Landscape” as part of IAM Online on Wednesday, March 15 at 1 p.m. ET with Nicole Roy, director…

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…

21
Nov
2022

Internet2 NET+ Launches Cloud Superhero Award: Honors Erik Lundberg

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 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,…

16
Nov
2022

TechEX22 CAMP Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Nick Lewis

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 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…

15
Nov
2022

Get IAM Done. Better. Faster. Together

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes 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…

08
Nov
2022

A Community Conversation about IAM in the Cloud

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 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…

07
Nov
2022

TechEx22 CAMP Speaker Spotlight: 4 Questions for Gail List

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 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,…

17
Oct
2022

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

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 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…

16
Aug
2022

Bring Your Unique Expertise to InCommon Advisory Committees

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 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…

13
Jul
2022

Building Your Bench with the InCommon Collaboration Success Program

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 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,…

08
Jul
2022

IAM Online Presents Hello Passkey, Goodbye Passwords!

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 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…