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Nov
2022

Internet2 NET+ Launches Cloud Superhero Award: Honors Erik Lundberg

By Apryl Motley

The higher education community convened at Washington University in Saint Louis to attend Cloud Forum 2022 from November 9–11. The Higher Education Cloud Forum is a gathering for higher education IT professionals to discuss the challenges, potential, and best practices for using hyper-scale computing tools and platforms to support…

08
Nov
2022

TechEX22 Preview: Dedicated to the Cloud

By Damian Doyle

Damian Doyle We are just a month away from the 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEX) the first in-person technical meeting Internet2 has held in a few years. I worked with my fellow track chairs Kari Robertson (UCOP) and James Monek (Lehigh), Internet2 staff member Bob Flynn, and community volunteers…

26
Sep
2022

How to Deploy Cloud Services Faster, Save Cost, and Manage Risk – Together

By Amber Rasche

Key Perspectives From Community Cloud Experts Despite the growing prevalence of new cloud services at higher ed institutions large and small, opportunities remain to smooth out the path for procuring and deploying them. In reality, many obstacles persist for the procurement and enterprise IT staff who are at the helm…

07
Sep
2022

NET+ Cloud Services Has a New Front Door

By Sean O’Brien

Have you seen our new front door? We’ve engaged with stakeholders to revisit, clarify, and repackage the reasons why Internet2 members and participants find the NET+ Program so useful and how research and education institutions benefit when adopting Cloud Services through NET+. Much has changed in the past 10 years…

15
Aug
2022

NET+ Cloud Services: Shared Values, Shared Benefit

By Sean O’Brien

How can cloud services work well for higher ed and research and education (R&E) institutions? That’s really the point of the new NET+ Guide. It’s designed to be a quick reference for you and your colleagues as you consider cloud services.  Great…

14
Jul
2022

Stony Brook Researchers Offer Mitigation Strategies for MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks

By Apryl Motley

According to Stony Brook researchers Nick Nikiforakis and Babak Amin Azad, research and education institutions can defend against phishing attacks that leverage man-in-the-middle (MITM) phishing toolkits acting as malicious reverse proxy servers of online services.  Last month during a NET+ I2 Online webinar, “Mitigating MITM Phishing Toolkit Attacks that…

06
Jul
2022

Catching Up on the Cloud: Summer 2022

By Sean O’Brien

Internet2 NET+ and Other Cloud Program Updates At Your Service It’s officially summer. We’re just three weeks into what meteorologists at the Old  Farmer’s Almanac predict will be a summer of hotter than normal temperatures across most of the country. The weather isn’t the only thing heating up. Worldwide public…

24
Jun
2022

Internet2/CNI Cloud Storage Briefing Papers Now Available 

By Oren Sreebny, Senior Cloud Consultant, Internet2  In fall 2021, Internet2 and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) co-sponsored two Executive Roundtables discussing issues around cloud storage in the research and education community. In preparation for these conversations, I prepared two briefing papers to provide an overview of the topics…