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14
Dec
2022

Calling K-12 Teachers and School Librarians: Apply for the Internet2 CAP Distance Learning Scholarship Program

By Stephanie Stenberg

The Internet2 Community Anchor Program (CAP) has launched its third annual distance learning scholarship program intended to give K-12 teachers free, one-on-one distance learning programs for their classes through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). The scholarship application is open, and…

14
Dec
2022

Updates from the Internet Identity Workshop and OpenID Foundation Meeting

By Nicole Roy

Editor’s Note: The Internet Identity Workshop was held Nov. 15–17 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Nicole Roy (center) is pictured here with colleagues Paul Caskey (right) and Debbie Bucci (left). The Identity and Access Management landscape is rapidly evolving with the adoption of…

13
Dec
2022

Splunk Cloud Added to Internet2 NET+ Splunk Program

By Nick Lewis

Working in collaboration with the NET+ Splunk Service Advisory Board, Splunk, and Carahsoft,  Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services has added Splunk Cloud to the NET+ Splunk Program.  The group worked together on terms specifically negotiated for the research and education community. The cloud bundles and pricing are unique to the program…

12
Dec
2022

Government Relations Update November 2022

By Matthew Hall, Internet2 External Relations Program Manager

Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives Releases First Report The Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives (OMBI) at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) within the Department of Commerce has released its inaugural report to Congress.  In compliance with the requirements laid out in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA),…

09
Dec
2022

And the Survey Says: Implementation of MFA Now More Commonplace

By Nick Lewis

I’m not sure how many of you remember 2020, but most of it is a blur for me. In 2019, the NET+ Duo Service Advisory Board decided to conduct a multi-factor authentication (MFA) Community Survey to better understand how their peers used MFA and then build on the results to…

05
Dec
2022

Internet2/Microsoft Azure Accelerator 2022: Researchers in Action

By Amanda Tan

The inaugural Internet2/Microsoft Azure Accelerator kicked off on October 5, with four projects selected to receive cloud credits and technical assistance from Azure. As the program reaches the final stretch, we invited our project leads to share their experience with the program and how they are using Microsoft Azure to…

02
Dec
2022

InCommon Catalysts Bring Energy and Expertise to Community Conversations 

By Apryl Motley

Just as the name implies, the InCommon Catalyst Program, now completing its second year, was launched to bring added energy and expertise to the community’s identity and access management (IAM) efforts. Nine industry providers currently participate in the program: The Catalysts’ continued commitment to the InCommon…