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17
May
2021

Internet2, ARIN Discuss Actions That Could Protect US R&E Networks

By Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect and MANRS Ambassador, Internet Society Ninety-five percent of network routes originating from US research and education (R&E) institutions lack a form of hijack protection known as RPKI, or Resource Public Key Infrastructure. Adding this layer of security is something that the IP address owners,…

13
May
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – May 2021 Edition

By Sara Aly, Internet2 Senior Communications Manager This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from Internet2 members, celebrating their achievements and sharing important announcements around their efforts to fulfill their research, education, and scholarship missions.  University of Kentucky Technology Met Community Needs for Vaccine Sign Up and SchedulingNSF…

12
May
2021

Security Scene: May 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Happy May! I hope everyone had a nice Mother’s Day. This is normally a bittersweet time of year for me – the students are leaving for the summer, so it’s easier to park and get dinner near campus, but it just feels so empty without them. Just me? Many…

04
May
2021

Get IAM Done. Faster. Better. Together.

Looking for a better way to manage access to resources (on-prem or in the cloud)? Working on supporting collaboration within or outside or your organization and need some help? Need an easier way to update access when individuals change status or roles (at scale!)?   The InCommon Collaboration Success Program…

03
May
2021

Broadening the Reach into Under-Resourced Institutions

By John Hicks, Internet2 Research Engagement Smaller, mid-sized, and under-resourced academic institutions face unique challenges in providing resources needed to effectively support scholars and researchers. Smaller institutions — including Minority Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Established Program for Stimulate Competitive Research institutions — that have…

03
May
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: Testing Underway; Network Successfully Carries 400 Gbps of Traffic Coast-to-Coast

By Jon-Paul Herron, Director, Internet2 Network Operations Center (NOC) The last few weeks of the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) project have focused on testing. We want to be sure that the network design, deployment, connection, and configuration performs as expected before we put the community’s research, education and cloud…