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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…

13
Jul
2021

NET+ Code42 Program Update and Sharing Community Resources on Ransomware

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Nick Lewis Summertime is many times slower for campuses, but not as often in IT. Hopefully, I’ve caught you for a couple of minutes to update you on the NET+ Code42 program in case it can help you with your ransomware incident response planning and protecting your campus endpoints.

13
Jul
2021

Episode One: When Can We Stop Saying ‘Cloud?’

By Bob Flynn, Internet2 Program Manager

The second in a series of blog posts about NET+ Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services What’s in Play? Bob Flynn If you missed the set-up for this series and this conversation (a.k.a. Episode 0), take a minute to check it out before you proceed. It has the snappy title “…

12
Jul
2021

3 Reasons to Join the InCommon Collaboration Success Program to Discover and Fast-Track Your IAM Roadmap

By Lacey Vickery, Identity and Access Management Architect, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Lacey Vickery and the Identity and Access Management team at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) are alumni of the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). A unique professional development and upskilling opportunity, the CSP helps organizations reach their IAM goals through community gatherings, training workshops, and tailored recommendations…