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27
Jul
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – July 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. How Are Colleges Defining DX? (EdTech)The HECVAT: A 5-Year Anniversary Update (EDUCAUSE)…

27
Jul
2021

Internet2 NET+ Cloud Solutions Update: Summer 2021

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development

As you prepare for the back-to-school frenzy, we invite you to review this quick update about the Internet2 NET+ Cloud Solutions program to learn about resources that may be able to equip you for the year ahead. In addition to the highlights below, check out the…

26
Jul
2021

Security Scene: July 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

It’s far too hot, y’all. I hope you’re all staying comfortable and not getting sunburned! Brian Krebs reports on a new development in card skimmers. The skimming hardware isn’t visible from outside the device, which is annoying in itself, but the real story is how the thieves…

26
Jul
2021

ARIN’s RPKI Maintenance Event Uneventful

By Ryan Harden, Internet2 Senior Cyberinfrastructure Security Architect

On Tuesday, July 20, the American Resource for Internet Numbers (ARIN) completed the widely publicized RPKI maintenance event. The goal of this event was to provide an opportunity for the routing community to test and validate fallback procedures during a simulated “outage” of the ARIN RPKI…

21
Jul
2021

National Workforce Survey Gains Momentum – We Want to Hear from You!

Research computing and data (RCD) management jobs are more in demand than ever. However, the challenge is filling them with qualified staff. A group of RCD professionals has set out to collect more information in the field through a national study. Funded by an NSF grant, the…

20
Jul
2021

Government Relations Update June 2021

Tribal Broadband Program Funding Becomes Available On June 3, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced the availability of $980 million of grant funding for its Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program. This opportunity aims to expand access to and adoption of broadband service on Tribal Land while also providing funding for…

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

Guide to PEARC21 – Evolution Across All Dimensions

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Join Internet2 staff and community members at the ACM Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) conference. This year’s theme is “Evolution Across All Dimensions.” The event will be held virtually from 8 a.m. Monday, July 19 through 3 p.m. Thursday, July 22 PDT. Internet2 is a proud sponsor…

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…

13
Jul
2021

Internet2’s John Hicks Reflects on Expanding Access and Bridging the Gap for Research

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

John Hicks, network research engineer with Internet2, has spent most of his career supporting scientists, researchers, and research computing and data professionals in their use of high performance research and education (R&E) networks. His role with Internet2’s Research Engagement team includes supporting the Eastern Regional Network and its Broadening the…