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AARC's Blueprint Architecture helps providers and communities to enable federated access to their resources.

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AARC is working with the community to deliver a common policy framework for integrated AAI.

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AARC is testing technical and policy results to address research communities requirements.

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AARC is producing different training modules and information packages on federated access and AARC results.

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One AAI platform to support Life Scie...

One AAI platform to support Life Science researchers

  GÉANT, EGI and EUDAT joined forces to deliver an AARC Blueprint-compliant authentication and authorisation infrastructure to support all the 13 life science initiatives that cluster in the CORBEL project. In Nov 2017, GÉANT, EGI and EUDAT answered a call for proposals from the life science research communities to deliver and operate a single AAI […]

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 […]

AARC pilots AAI solutions for researc...

The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will be the major global observatory for very high-energy gamma-ray astronomy over the next decade and beyond. CTA will be operated as an open, proposal-driven observatory, with all data available on a public archive after a predefined proprietary period. CTA is a collaboration between 1350 scientists and engineers from 32 […]

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 […]

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 an open workshop on the AARC Engagement […]

Pilots and training activities move a...

Pilots and training activities move ahead at AARC All Hands meeting

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, the second AARC project, and the requirements of research collaborations for technical […]

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 representatives from 5 e-infrastructures and 2 domain-specific […]

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 […]

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 of the […]

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 through a new ‘eAcademy’ platform that […]