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 FIM [...]

Active engagement: AARC at DI4R 2017

Active engagement: AARC at DI4R 2017
With a conference session and a pre-conference workshop, the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project team made a lively contribution to the DI4R (Digital Infrastructures for Research) conference that was held in Brussels from 30 November to 1 December. On 29 November, Christos Kanellopoulos (GÉANT) led a [...]

Pilots and training activities move a...

Pilots and training activities move ahead at AARC All Hands meeting
AARC workshop to define requirements for one of the technical pilots. Two key areas of the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project made significant progress at an ‘All Hands’ meeting held on 21-23 November. The team responsible for training agreed priorities for activities until the end of year 1 of this [...]

New AEGIS group endorses AARC guideli...

The new AARC Engagement Group for Infrastructures – AEGIS – has endorsed AARC project “Guidelines on expressing group membership and role information”. By agreeing to these guidelines, AEGIS has taken its first step in providing practical support towards the wider uptake of AARC’s interoperable federated access solutions. Invited [...]

Roadmapping trust and identities acti...

This article was originally posted by Licia Florio in the GÉANT Community Blog. As you may know, GÉANT is looking to identify trends and requirements to shape the work to be carried out as part of the next GN4 project, which will start in mid 2019. Different things are in motion in the R&E and identity space that will have an impact on h [...]

FIM4R reloaded: addressing challenges...

FIM4R reloaded: addressing challenges in Federated Identity Management
The Federated Identity Management 4 Research (FIM4R) group met in Montreal on the 16-18 of September 2017, kick-starting a new cycle for the group and a new relationship with the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project. AARC has committed to use FIM4R as its Community Engagement Forum to present results [...]