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28
Jul
2022

Security Scene: July 2022 Edition

By Adair Thaxton

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! Happy Independence Days to our U.S.-…

21
Jul
2022

Practice Makes Perfect: Come Exercise with Us

InCommon to Host First Ever Community Cybersecurity Event This Fall To increase cross-federation levels of trust in cybersecurity, InCommon is hosting its first-ever community Sirtfi cybersecurity exercise this fall. Sirtfi recently became part of InCommon’s baseline expectations.  The event is open to…

21
Jul
2022

Up for Discussion: Remote ID Verification for Password Recovery

Edited by Apryl Motley, CAE - InCommon Communications Lead

Editor’s Note: Collaboration among IAM professionals through the InCommon community is proof positive that many heads are often better than one. Exchanges between peers via InCommon’s discussion list in particular illustrate community members’ willingness to work together to explore issues and problems of common interest.  Beginning this month, we plan…

14
Jul
2022

Stony Brook Researchers Offer Mitigation Strategies for MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks

By Apryl Motley

According to Stony Brook researchers Nick Nikiforakis and Babak Amin Azad, research and education institutions can defend against phishing attacks that leverage man-in-the-middle (MITM) phishing toolkits acting as malicious reverse proxy servers of online services.  Last month during a NET+ I2 Online webinar, “Mitigating MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks that…

13
Jul
2022

Government Relations Update June 2022

By Matthew Hall, 
Internet2 External Relations Program Manager

Internet2 Files Comments with NSF and OSTP On June 30, Internet2 responded to a Request for Information (RFI) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in order to provide feedback on the release of the National…

13
Jul
2022

Building Your Bench with the InCommon Collaboration Success Program

By Apryl Motley

Get IAM Done. Faster. Better. Together. That’s the guiding philosophy behind the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). For Clemson University’s Kathy Wright, systems programmer/developer, the program has more than lived up to its ideals, particularly in the area of staff training and development.  Like so many…

12
Jul
2022

Announcing Leadership Transition at Internet2

By Howard Pfeffer, Internet2 President and CEO

Dear Internet2 members and community: I write today to share the news that Vice President of Network Services Rob Vietzke will be leaving Internet2 effective August 1, 2022, to pursue other career opportunities. Rob has served the Internet2 community in this role since 2006 with enthusiasm and dedication. I wish…