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 [...]

Get Sirtfi’ed! Security training for ...

Get Sirtfi’ed! Security training for federated organisations now available online
The providers of online identities and services can now access online training materials that will help them to handle security incidents in a way that is coordinated with other organisations within research and education federations. This Security Incident Response Trust Framework for Federated Identity (Sirtfi) modular training is available [...]

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 [...]

EISCAT_3D gets go ahead for construct...

The construction of EISCAT_3D, a new international research radar for space weather research, has been given a greenlight and will proceed later in June. EISCAT_3D will be the world’s leading facility of its kind, offering a critically important window to the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space in the European Arctic. The EISCAT Scientific [...]

AARC builds teams and plans for the 2...

Plans and priorities for work in the second AARC project took shape during a kick off meeting held on 6-8 June in the German health resort town Bad Herrenalb. This Black Forest retreat provided a comfortable setting for participants to get to know each other, discuss expectations and refine plans for the next 6 months, with a new focus on com [...]

AARC’s CILogon pilot helps users to u...

This blog is part of a mini-series reflecting on how AARC has worked together with different e-infrastructure and research infrastructure projects to help them to adopt federated access and deliver services in a more user-friendly way. The first in the series was published in October 2016: https://aarc-project.eu/a-hitchhikers-guides-to-the-a [...]