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25
Oct
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – October 2021 Edition

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

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. This Week HECVAT 3.0 Launches … to Outer Space? (EDUCAUSE)Oak Ridge National Laboratory to…

22
Oct
2021

Are You Ready for the New eduroam?

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam Product Manager

eduroam is expanding and changing to serve K12. Internet2 is moving all subscribers to a cloud-forward architecture and new configuration management portal. We are providing weekly updates on the transition. You may find more information on our Weekly Progress wiki. Briefly, here is what you need…

21
Oct
2021

Cloud Forum Comes to Internet2 TechEXtra21, Nov 16-18

By Bob Flynn, Internet2 Program Manager

Since 2015, the Cornell Cloud Forum has been the place where higher education cloud leadership meets to share their successes and failures, ask tough questions, and seek consensus on best practices. The event is put on by higher education for higher education and generously hosted by…

21
Oct
2021

Next-Generation Performance Assurance: Internet2’s Mike Simpson on Expanding perfSONAR Capabilities to Support the New Network

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Mike Simpson is the director of infrastructure systems and software in the network services division of Internet2. In this Q&A, Mike talks about expanding and upgrading Internet2’s perfSONAR capabilities to support the Next Generation Infrastructure. Did you know? Registration is still open for the Internet2 TechEXtra: perfSONAR Day,…

21
Oct
2021

Security Scene: October 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Security Scene is a monthly roundup of cybersecurity news highlights compiled by Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Adair Thaxton. Adair connects recent headlines to security best practices, within the lens of the research and education community and our broader digital society.  Plus, she’s got jokes! It’s October! You knew that, right?…

18
Oct
2021

Five Members Elected, Two Members Appointed to Internet2 Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2021 – Internet2 today announced the election of five trustees and the appointment of two trustees to the Internet2 Board. The Board of Trustees provides strategic direction, leadership and oversight for Internet2, and includes four standing committees as well as special committees.  The Internet2 Board held…

13
Oct
2021

Giving Cybersecurity Awareness Month the Attention It Deserves

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Nick Lewis I know last year and most of this year is still a blur for many of you on campus, but even during these challenging times, there’s still so much going on in the world of cybersecurity! I’m trying to do my part by writing blogs about Cybersecurity…

13
Oct
2021

LEARN: Empowering Rural Texas One Library at a Time

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

Amy Schultz What began as a casual conversation about the importance of libraries being able to provide their communities with reliable, high-speed internet access evolved into a major project to connect libraries across the state of Texas, spanning over 800 miles. Texas’s research and education (R&E) network,…