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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…

08
Jul
2021

New York Teacher Creates Global Connections with CAP Distance Learning Scholarship

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

Kelly Grimaldi Kelly Grimaldi, a third-grade teacher at Eden Elementary School in Eden, New York, is passionate about sharing a global perspective with her students. “I feel a strong personal obligation to connect my students to the world around them. I am proud to have grown up in a rural…

08
Jul
2021

Internet2 Program Helps Bridge Digital Divide for K-12 Districts, Libraries, and Museums With eduroam WiFi

Network Nebraska and Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network join a new, streamlined program to provide secure eduroam WiFi for their K-12, library, and museum constituents. WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2021 – Internet2 announced today the launch of the eduroam Support Organizations, aimed at enabling regional and state-wide organizations in deploying eduroam…

08
Jul
2021

NTIA Seeks Reviewers for Grant Proposals for Broadband Connectivity Programs

In an effort to help advance national broadband access for all, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce is soliciting experts to evaluate grant proposals for three broadband connectivity programs. The programs will award over $1.5 billion to further national broadband goals and…

07
Jul
2021

Internet2 Community Voices Series: Cost-Effective, Scalable Solution for Network Security at the Border

By Dan Kirkland, Network Architect Lead, University of Michigan

Watch the video from the Network Routing Security at Scale at the University of Michigan event held on Thursday, August 12, at 1 p.m. ET. The University of Michigan’s network, UMnet, is the core unifying technology that enables many of the university’s mission-critical IT systems…

02
Jul
2021

White Paper: New Community Resource Unpacks Misconceptions and Touts Benefits of Network Automation for Any Organization

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Karl Newell Why the hesitation on network automation? A new community resource developed by collaborators from Merit Network, University of Michigan, GlobalNOC, Internet2, Cisco, ADVA, and Juniper Networks unpacks some of the common misconceptions surrounding network automation and sheds new light on the approach as a must-have component of a…

01
Jul
2021

I2 Online: GCP Summer Camp Has Started, But There S’more to Come

By Bob Flynn, Internet2 Program Manager

These days summer camp is virtual and it’s BYOS (s’mores), but that didn’t stop the many intrepid campers who joined the first in our NET+ Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Summer Camp series on June 23.  While the campfire was Zoom, it was clouds of Google blowing your way regardless…