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Nicole Harris

Ceremonies and celebrations for eduroam Managed IdP

Today the great and the good from eduroam operations got together to perform an important ritual as part of the trust fabric we provide to the community – the eduroam Managed IdP Certifcate Authority Signing Ceremony. What is eduroam Managed… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT: celebrating Privmas in Warsaw

The 54th TF-CSIRT meeting was not intentionally timed to sync with “Privmas” or “GDPR day” but we found ourselves in Warsaw for the 24th and 25th of May and managed NOT to fill the programme with only GDPR material. Instead… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Community Programme: a busy calendar ahead

Collaboration across teams in different geographic locations and disciplines is crucial to the GÉANT community. Task Forces (TFs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) help GÉANT, NRENs and other research and education bodies to collaborate, share experience and guide future developments… Continue Reading →

Your TNC18 Guide to: the GÉANT Community Programme

The GÉANT Community Programme is an overarching, community driven, framework to foster collaboration and support community-driven initiatives in order to build communities, share ideas and solve common issues.  TNC18 is a perfect opportunity for many of our groups and activities… Continue Reading →

Trust and Identity on the West Coast

It’s been a busy week for the GÉANT Trust and Identity family at the Internet2 Global Summit in San Diego.  As well as enjoying the beautiful weather, we’ve been active presenting, participating and learning in sessions throughout the conference.  There… Continue Reading →

Is this your digital life?

For anyone interested in privacy and security it’s been difficult in the past couple of days to avoid the congressional hearing and Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on the Cambridge Analytica data story. In between some of the amusing back-and-forths as Zuckerberg… Continue Reading →

eduGAIN GDPR advice published

As part of the comprehensive review of all GÉANT services for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) support, eduGAIN has published advice on the impact of GDPR on its current set up. eduGAIN is not involved in managing any personal data… Continue Reading →

Filesender Workshop: Join us in Utrecht

Filesender will be hosting a two day workshop on 1st and 2nd May 2018 at the Surfnet Office in Utrecht. The meeting is free to attend and registration is open. This meeting will be a chance to meet the current… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT says “Moin Moin” to Hamburg

From the 5th – 7th February 2018, over 250 CSIRT professionals attended the TF-CSIRT meeting & FIRST Regional Symposium Europe – kindly hosted by DFN CERT. The meeting broadly covered four themes: human capital, EU initiatives, products and platforms and… Continue Reading →

SAML vulnerabilities announced: action advised

On 27th February 2018, Duo announced the discovery of a new vulnerability class that affects SAML-based single sign-on (SSO) systems.  The issue is described in the announcement linked above.  This affects SAML Service Providers (SP) across a range of different… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT defines a new strategy

The mission of TF-CSIRT – the task force on computer security incident response teams – is to facilitate and improve the collaboration between the European CSIRT community members to make cyberspace a better place. TF-CSIRT operates with a European mindset,… Continue Reading →

Who’s afraid of the GDPR?

In homage to Halloween, GÉANT has spent this week focusing on one of the big monsters facing all of our community over the next 8 months – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The fact that there are only 205… Continue Reading →

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