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08
Nov
2021

Announcing the 2021-22 InCommon Collaboration Success Program Cohort

By Erin Murtha, Director of the InCommon Academy

We’re excited to announce the fourth cohort of the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP) that kicked off in fall 2021!  CSP supports institutions’ identity and access management (IAM) goals through a cohort-driven program that promotes collaboration among participants, program alumni, seasoned community implementers, and subject matter…

28
Sep
2021

How InCommon Academy is Supporting IAM Infrastructure Modernization at Illinois State University

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Majeed Abu-Qulbain, Senior Enterprise Architect at Illinois State University Majeed Abu-Qulbain, Senior Enterprise Architect at Illinois State University, is an alumnus of the InCommon Academy’s Collaboration Success Program and Trusted Access Platform training. In this Q&A, Majeed discusses how InCommon Academy is supporting his team’s…

19
Aug
2021

Get NIH Ready by September 15 – Verify Your Campus NIH Readiness with the Compliance Check Tool

By Tom Barton and Glenn Lipscomb

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) previously announced new identity management requirements that could affect access for some of your researchers and scientists. As of September 15, 2021, NIH will transition to multi-factor authentication (MFA) and the release of attributes that are part of the REFEDS Research & Scholarship (R&S)…

13
Aug
2021

Panel: Governance Key to Modernizing Campus IAM Structure, Services

Organizations need a strong model and the support of leadership for effective Identity and Access Management governance, according to Mark Cox, Director of Identity Service and Solutions at the University of Virginia. “[You need] leadership and backing for your program,” Cox said. “Without those you will struggle, because identity, I…

15
Jul
2021

Let’s Build Some IAM Momentum: Internet2’s Paul Caskey on a Community-Based Approach

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Paul Caskey is one of several instructors and subject matter experts who facilitate the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). Offering a modular professional development approach with just-in-time help from just-the-right people, the program helps higher education and research organizations overcome obstacles to reach their identity and access management (IAM) goals.

13
Jul
2021

Panel Shares Principles of Identity Access Management Success

The success of an institution’s Identity Access Management tools is largely determined by how they are managed.  “Regardless of design or purchase decisions, IAM tools are only as effective as the institutional philosophy and commitments behind their management,” Mary McKee, director of IM and security services at Duke University, said…

12
Jul
2021

3 Reasons to Join the InCommon Collaboration Success Program to Discover and Fast-Track Your IAM Roadmap

By Lacey Vickery, Identity and Access Management Architect, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Lacey Vickery and the Identity and Access Management team at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) are alumni of the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). A unique professional development and upskilling opportunity, the CSP helps organizations reach their IAM goals through community gatherings, training workshops, and tailored recommendations…

08
Jul
2021

Internet2 Program Helps Bridge Digital Divide for K-12 Districts, Libraries, and Museums With eduroam WiFi

Network Nebraska and Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network join a new, streamlined program to provide secure eduroam WiFi for their K-12, library, and museum constituents. WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2021 – Internet2 announced today the launch of the eduroam Support Organizations, aimed at enabling regional and state-wide organizations in deploying eduroam…