Access & Identity Management groups

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    Janet

    The use of a two factor system to authenticate users to access online services is not new but a topic of great interest to Janet and the UK research and education community. Recently, conversations have taken place across various groups and stakeholders regarding the benefits (or not) of using two factor, and around the various options there exist.

    This community group has been set up to create a point where experiences and ideas, and use cases for two factor authentication can be made...

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    Janet

    At the request of the Research Councils UK e-Infrastructure group, Janet established a working group from 2013-2016 to support those providing and using e-infrastructure services in achieving an approach that both protects services from threats and is usable by practitioners. More detail about the group can be found in the Terms of Reference

    The Working Group published the following papers:

    E-infrastructures: Access and Security (summary paper) (Jan 16)Federated Authentication for e...
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    Community

    This Community is for the UK e-Science CA. The UK e-Science CA is an IGTF CA which issues globally (but not universally) trusted certificates to grid and e-infrastructure participants (hosts and users) in the UK.

    The purpose of this community is to collect and coordinate information relevant to the CA for/with the core stakeholders. One of the issues discussed here is the potential migration of the CA to the JANET Certificate Service.