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May
2020

NET+ Spring Update: Supporting Internet2 Members in Cloudy Times

By Sean O’Brien, Director, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program As the COVID-19 pandemic creates a transition of teaching, learning, and administrative functions to remote means, the research and education community has become increasingly reliant on cloud services to meet the needs of faculty, staff, and students. The Internet2 NET+ program…

01
May
2020

The Latest Updates for NET+ Duo Security Participants

By Nick LewisInternet2 Program Manager, Security and Identity The NET+ Duo Security program recently posted an update on 2019 on the NET+ Duo wiki. The blog went over updates from the previous year and plans for 2020. This post details a few additional updates with action items for NET+ Duo participants. …

20
Apr
2020

Internet2 Zoom Webinar Addresses Higher Education Security & Privacy Commitment

By Quyen Vaillant, Internet2 Assoc. Program Manager, NET+ Cloud Services Speaking to over 600 members of the higher education community, Zoom detailed the company’s commitment to creating the best and safest Zoom meeting experiences for users and addressed security, privacy, data, and any other concerns gathered by the higher education…

15
Apr
2020

Internet2 Announces Agreement for Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access Service

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager, Security and Identity A pre-service evaluation agreement for Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access Service was just signed. Campuses can now use it if they need to address emerging campus remote access needs while the longer-term NET+ program is developed with Palo Alto Networks. This…

24
Mar
2020

Join Us Online for the Latest Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science Updates

By Jamie Sunderland, Internet2 Executive Director, Service Development NSF Award #1904444  Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science, or E-CAS, is a project funded by the National Science Foundation that is being administered and coordinated by Internet2 in collaboration with commercial cloud service providers.  The project, which launched in December…

13
Mar
2020

NET+ Zoom Program Updates Amid COVID-19

By Sean O’Brien, Director, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program Interest in and utilization of Zoom continues to grow as many higher education institutions move teaching, learning and administrative functions online. Internet2 is maintaining updates on this webpage as it relates to overall operations. As detailed in our earlier update, we are…

24
Feb
2020

Feedback Requested: NET+ LastPass Major Program Update Coming

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager, Security and Identity More campuses are looking to complement their existing information security and identity management efforts by adding the NET+ LastPass program, a trusted, easy-to-use password manager. The program has been growing for nearly five years, with 39 campuses now signed up.  There have…

18
Sep
2018

September 2018: NET+ Splunk Update

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager, Security and IdentityThe end of summer is always a busy time of year for campuses preparing for the new academic year. So this seems like a good time for an update on the NET+ Splunk program since the last update in April 2018, and as a…