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Register for FIM4R: trust & identity updates for research communities by AARC, REFEDS, WISE and more

Registration is open for the Federated Identity Management for Research Collaborations (FIM4R) workshop that will be held on 11 February 2019. Research communities that have been participating in the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project will present… Continue Reading →

GRENA cybersecurity team takes first place in CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018

Security experts from GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, won first place in this year’s CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018. This was the 5th time this event has been held, aiming to prepare IT professionals from public and private sectors… Continue Reading →

Webinar on AARC & REFEDS assurance suite – 13 Dec 2-3pm CET

On 13 December at 14:00-15:00 CET, a live webinar will explain the new REFEDS Assurance Framework, which was developed in cooperation with the AARC project. This webinar is aimed at identity federation operators and their members. Connection via: https://geant.zoom.us/j/941952772 The… Continue Reading →

Assurance – A truly collaborative work

REFEDS and the AARC project worked together to produce the REFEDS Assurance Framework (RAF), approved in October 2018, and AARC guidelines on assurances. There has been a lot of discussion about assurance in the research and education space over the… Continue Reading →

#TNC18 experience: stories from a TNC newcomer

From Nigeria to Norway – Read all about the Lightning Talk experience at TNC18 by a newcomer. The story portrays the need to be open to experiencing new opportunities despite the challenges. It is a story of one Nigerian’s desire… Continue Reading →

GRENA launches cyber exercises portal www.cyber-lab.tech

Nowadays, information and cyber security have become essential for the stable operations and development of countries’ e-infrastructures. Taking this into consideration, GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association in cooperation with CERT.GOV.GE – the Georgian Governmental Computer Emergency Response… Continue Reading →

AARC gears up for final months, with a view to long-term legacy

A legacy that will benefit research communities after AARC ends – this is a major goal for the Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration project. How best to create this legacy and what to prioritise in the final half… Continue Reading →

Enabling single sign-on across EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE services

Recommendations from the AARC project will be put into practice alongside eduGAIN, the REFEDS Research and Scholarship entity category and Sirtfi to help integrate the AAIs (Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructures) of EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE. See the full story on the… Continue Reading →

e-Health experiences shared in workshop between EaP and EU partners

Challenges and potential solutions for NRENs supporting their biomedical research communities were explored in a workshop in Rome, Italy, at the end of October. The event, called ‘Biomedical collaborations over National Research and Education Networks: success stories and best practices’… Continue Reading →

Research communities ‘plug in’ to AARC expertise to benefit their users

A great step forward has been taken by research communities that are implementing an Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) that complies with the blueprint architecture and policy recommendations produced by the AARC project. A very ‘hands-on’ event combined training and… Continue Reading →

Successful Cloud & IaaS workshop at EaPEC 2018 conference

Despite the heavily-armed security detail watching over President Erdoğan’s departure and the blocked roads surrounding the venue, nearly 20 curious EaPEC 2018 participants joined GÉANT Cloud Team members Maria Ristkok, Jiří Navrátil and Darko Paric for the ‘Clouds and IaaS’… Continue Reading →

IIT of ANAS aims to strengthen cooperation between AzScienceNet network and GÉANT

The Institute of Information Technology of ANAS, the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, needs to strengthen cooperation between the AzScienceNet science network and the GÉANT Association, says Academician-Secretary of ANAS, Academician Rasim Alguliyev. IIT of ANAS held a meeting between… Continue Reading →

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