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18
Sep
2019

Ciena Selected as NGI Optical Platform Partner

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Director of Network Planning and Architecture Optical Internet2 is pleased to announce that the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) Project has passed a significant milestone with the formal selection of Ciena as the NGI optical platform partner. The planned Ciena 6500 DWDM platform will feature a flexible-grid…

03
Sep
2019

Remote Instrumentation Resources for K20 Schools

By Stephanie Stenberg, Director, Internet2 Community Anchor Program Utilizing advanced networking, students can conduct original research using the same instruments as the nation’s premier scientists. These remote instruments let your students control a microscope or telescope hundreds of miles away to view everything from comets to mosquitos to microchips. Internet2’s…

27
Aug
2019

Internet2 Network Adds Support for IPv6 RTBH Signaling and Filtering

By Paul Howell, Internet2 Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer Remote Triggered Blackhole Filtering (RTBH) is one among several mitigation techniques offered to the Internet2 community for mitigating Denial of Service (DoS) threats. Recently, the Internet2 network added support for RTBH signaling and filtering over the IPv6 R&E network. Inter-domain RTBH signaling…

18
Dec
2018

What Do Research Computing and Information Security Leaders Have in Common?

By Thomas Barton, Senior Director and Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Chicago Quite a lot, it turns out, as demonstrated at the “Enabling Trustworthy Campus Cyberinfrastructure for Science” workshop, held at the University of Maryland in September 2018. The workshop, a collaborative production of Internet2 and Trusted…

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…

18
Sep
2018

Next Generation Proof of Concept Projects

By John Moore The R&E community continues to focus on planning for the next generation community investment in cyberinfrastructure. Last month, we announced the recently released Research and Education Community Investment in National-footprint Network Services (RECINNS) workshop final report and indicated that the next step in the next generation infrastructure…

02
Aug
2018

Duo Announcement

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager, Security and Identity A new Duo agreement with enhanced community-developed terms and features takes effect in 2018 and will replace the InCommon Duo Addendum.This transition will require action on the part of the Duo campus subscribers. Details are below, including helpful resources and contact…