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31
Aug
2021

Join Me for TechEXtra on Sept 2: Characterizing Networking In and Out of the Clouds

By Igor Sfiligoi, Lead Scientific Software Developer and Researcher at UCSD-SDSC

Register for Characterizing Networking In and Out of the Clouds event to be held Thursday, September 2, at 1 p.m. ET. Igor Sifilgoi presents on the IceCube project at the Internet2 booth at SC19. Commercial cloud providers continually make news showcasing their compute capabilities. Very few compute problems, however,…

31
Aug
2021

Welcome to 2021 Orientation for Higher Ed Information Security and Privacy

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

By the time you read this, new students on campus will have moved in and gone to their orientations, staff will be starting the semester, and research will be working around the clock like normal.  We know how to welcome people into our campus communities, building strong, diverse, and inclusive…

31
Aug
2021

From IRR Data Veracity to RPKI Validator Software: Let’s Keep Up the Routing Security Enthusiasm!

By Andrew Gallo, Principal IT Architect, The George Washington University

Routing security continues to be an active area of discussion, both in the research and education networking community and across the industry. Let’s keep the enthusiasm going!   IRR Data Clean-Up Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect, has been holding virtual office hours to help community members with all things related to…

31
Aug
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – August 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. Community News Recap – August 29-31 IEEE and Edge Announce Partnership to Enhance Research Data Management and Collaboration…

30
Aug
2021

Gaining Consensus and Supporting Data-Driven Discovery on Campus with CaRCC

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

The students are back. Campus might look like brick and mortar buildings, virtual classrooms, or both this year. What are the challenges facing educational institutions in supporting computationally and data intensive research? A panel of speakers from the Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRCC) addressed key topics in a…

30
Aug
2021

Gateways 2021: Call for Community Participation

By Nayiri Mullinix, Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator, Science Gateways Community Institute

The Gateways annual conference is an opportunity for gateway creators and enthusiasts to learn, share, connect, and shape the future of gateways as part of a vibrant community with common interests.  Gateways 2021, held October 19-21, 2021, is planned as an opportunity…

30
Aug
2021

Internet2 Monitoring Hurricane Ida

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture Last Updated August 30, 2021, at 8:30 AM EDT For the most up-to-date information, view the latest National Hurricane Center forecast. Hurricane Ida delivered catastrophic winds, torrential rains, and life-threatening flash flooding as it made…

25
Aug
2021

Security Scene: August 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Ah, the students are returning. This is why we do what we do, right? For the chaos? Our lives would be so boring without them around!Qrator posted a quarterly analysis of DDoS and BGP attacks. The majority of DDoS attacks were UDP-based, and the median attack time was 270 seconds, or…