Posts by Laura Durnford

Register for FIM4R: trust & iden...

Registration is open for the Federated Identity Management for Research Collaborations (FIM4R) workshop that will be held on 11 February 2019. Research communities that have been participating in the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project will present their work to pilot specific solutions based on the AARC blueprint architecture and policy guidelines. […]

Webinar on AARC & REFEDS assuran...

Webinar on AARC & REFEDS assurance suite – 13 Dec 2-3pm CET

On 13 December at 14:00-15:00 CET, a live webinar will explain the new REFEDS Assurance Framework, which was developed in cooperation with the AARC project. This webinar is aimed at identity federation operators and their members. Connection via: https://geant.zoom.us/j/941952772 What is Assurance? Service providers and other parties connected to research and education federations need to […]

AARC gears up for final months, with ...

A legacy that will benefit research communities after AARC ends – this is a major goal for the Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration project. How best to create this legacy and what to prioritise in the final half year of the project were therefore key discussion points for project participants at an ‘all-hands’ […]

Enabling single sign-on across EOSC-h...

AARC has influenced the integration of the OpenAIRE AAI with the EOSC-hub AAI. The following article was originally posted by Ilaria Fava on the OpenAIRE website.       The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) aims to provide an Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI). The EOSC-hub and the OpenAIRE-Advance projects’ AAIs build on existing AAI […]

Research communities ‘plug in’ to AAR...

A great step forward has been taken by research communities that are implementing an Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) that complies with the blueprint architecture and policy recommendations produced by the AARC project. A very ‘hands-on’ event combined training and a ‘plugfest’ and brought together AARC partner research communities and e-infrastructures to troubleshoot technical aspects […]

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 […]