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11
Jan
2021

Security Scene: January Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Only a few days into 2021, and it appears to be giving 2020 a run for its money. It was naive to hope for a quick improvement, but I remain an optimist! Dark Reading published a rollup of The Coolest Hacks of 2020 that…

08
Jan
2021

Internet2 Statement on Recent Capitol Hill Violence

By Howard Pfeffer, Internet2 President and CEO The violent attacks at the U.S. Capitol and on our democratic process are incomprehensible. The jarring and disturbing images from that day, particularly the ones of attackers waving or wearing symbols of hate and racism in the halls of the Capitol, stand as…

21
Dec
2020

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – December 2020

By Sara Aly, Internet2 Communications Manager This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from across Internet2 member organizations to share important announcements and celebrate achievements in fulfilling their research, education, and scholarship missions. The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is now accepting applications through January 15…

21
Dec
2020

NET+ Update: Late 2020/Early 2021 Highlights

By Sean O’Brien, Director, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program As 2020 comes to an end, the Internet2 NET+ team wants to thank the research and education community for supporting our community cloud services program. Here are a few updates of what we’ve been able to accomplish as a community over…

16
Dec
2020

Coming in 2021: Routing Resources for Network Engineers

By Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect  MANRS, IRR, RPKI, ROAs, oh my. Over the last eighteen months, the Internet2 community has steadily improved the security and stability of the research and education (R&E) routing infrastructure through the adoption of Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) practices. Embracing MANRS…

15
Dec
2020

December 2020 NGI Update: Optical and Packet Migration Progress

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Director of Network Planning and Architecture, and Scott Taylor, Packet Platform Implementation Director Internet2 Optical Update: As 2020 comes to an end, the NGI optical upgrade is completing its flex grid line system from the east to the west coasts through the Great Plains. When…

07
Dec
2020

NET+ LastPass Program Update on Transition to New Customer Agreement

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager, Security and Identity The Internet2 NET+ LastPass program has 48 subscribers, showing the continued growth and interest among colleges and universities in offering school-sponsored password management to every person on campus. We last announced a program update in February 2020, and while…

07
Dec
2020

Security Scene: December Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Near and dear to our hearts are our K-12 schools — they’re especially appreciated this year for all they’ve done and all they’ve tried to do. Dark Reading came up with a list of recommendations for K-12s, and a number of them…

04
Dec
2020

Internet Pioneers, Leaders Convene to Commemorate NSFNET 35th Anniversary

Virtual celebration will feature luminaries from public and private sectors celebrating NSFNET’s contributions and sharing outlook for the future of the internet. WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 4, 2020 – Internet2 and the Internet Society will host a free, public virtual celebration on Tuesday, December 8 at 1 pm ET to…