Posts by Laura Durnford

AARC training for life sciences impro...

AARC training for life sciences improves understanding of authentication and authorisation infrastructures

Representatives from several life science communities welcomed the AARC project’s training team towards the end of April. The team delivered basic concepts about AAI (authentication and authorisation infrastructures) and its benefits, with a focus on the new AAI for life sciences that is being piloted in AARC. Around 16 participants from BBMRI, ELIXIR, Euro-Bioimaging, INFRAFRONTIER, […]

A new blueprint architecture, policy ...

An updated version of the AARC blueprint  architecture, a policy toolkit and a security incident simulation are key agreements arising from the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project spring ‘all hands’ meeting, held in Athens on 10-13 April. The new blueprint architecture will be released by the end of June. It will […]

Final steps towards whitepaper on fed...

AARC and the GÉANT Project were represented at the meeting of FIM4R (Federated Identity for Research) that was held in Vienna on 5-6 February. Final steps were agreed towards a whitepaper that updates the group’s previously-published research paper about federated identity management for research collaborations. The following article was originally posted by Hannah Short on […]

Register for the 12th FIM4R workshop:...

Registration is open for the 12th FIM4R (Federated Identity Management for Research Collaborations) workshop. Interested parties are welcome to participate and give feedback to help finalise a white paper that updates the group’s previously-published research paper about federated identity management for research collaborations. The FIM4R workshop will take place in Vienna on 5-6 February, preceding […]

AARC ‘shop window’ and engagement gro...

The second Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration (AARC) project, now around three months into its two-year run, is building upon the foundations laid in the first AARC project by further developing policy, architecture and pilots work and by extending its training, outreach and dissemination activities. A new website and new engagement groups are […]

AARC gets ready to kick-off a new cyc...

The first Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration (AARC) project concluded on 30 April 2017 after two years, with many useful outputs for e-infrastructures, research infrastructures and libraries. These outputs will continue to be used and developed in the second AARC project, which, from 1 May, is building on these achievements and bringing a […]