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Registration open for IAM Online webi...

On 18 April at 15:00-16:00 CEST, a live webinar will explain the final version of the BluePrint Architecture (BPA) that was developed within the AARC project. This webinar is aimed at Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) architects and technical decision makers for research collaborations. Connection via https://geant.zoom.us/j/473763744 (Webinar ID: 473 763 744). Please register via: […]

IAM Online webinar: AARC extensions t...

IAM Online webinar: AARC extensions to the REFEDS Assurance Framework – 27 June

Registration is open for a live webinar on 27 June (postponed from 13 May) to explain extensions to the REFEDS Assurance Framework (RAF) and implementations that were devised in the AARC project. This webinar is aimed at Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) architects and technical decision makers for research collaboration. Connection details are available via […]

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. […]

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’ […]

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 […]

FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on fed...

FIM4R announced the release of its second white paper during a packed session at this year’s networking conference, TNC18. The paper represents the work of more than 20 research communities from around the world who collaborated during the past year to define a common vision for the future of Federated Identity Management for Research. The […]

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, […]

AARC plugfest 2018 pushes pilots forw...

The value of face-to-face workshops was proven again when representatives from research communities worked with AARC project experts on authentication and authorisation infrastructures (AAI) in a project ‘plugfest’. Insights were gained into their use cases and requirements, and an assessment was made of which components need to be deployed. Following the success of the first […]

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 […]

AARC gives federated identity trainin...

Earth scientist communities invited the AARC project training team to provide insights on key aspects of federated access and on what is required for them to deploy it. A half-day AARC training event was held at the EPOS (European Plate Observing System) Workshop in Lisbon on 12-14 March 2018. Research communities sometimes need face-to-face training, […]