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. [...]

AARC reviews achievements and goals f...

AARC strategy The second AARC project (AARC2) has been running for one year and has produced many outputs in line with its agreed strategy. AARC has established a de facto authentication and authorisation infrastructure (AAI) standard for research and education. By following the AARC Blueprint Architecture and policy models, R&E communiti [...]

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 BBMR [...]

AARC plugfest 2018 pushes pilots forw...

Mapping research community requirements and components to the AARC blueprint architecture. 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 c [...]

A new blueprint architecture, policy ...

Nicolas Liampotis of GRNET leading discussion about the AARC blueprint architecture at the ‘all hands’ project meeting, day 3. 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) pr [...]

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 [...]