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    Janet

    Welcome to the Jisc Certificate Service group.

    The service offers a number of different X509 SSL certificates, including Extended Validation certificates that give users the highest possible assurance, as well as S/MIME email certificates for digitally signing emails. Jisc has an agreement with the Certificate Authority, QuoVadis who is the provider of the certificates.

    The service has been running since 2006 and has issued many thousands of certificates to organisations in UK...

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    Janet

    Project Moonshot is a Janet-led initiative, in partnership with the GÉANT project and others, to develop a single unifying technology for extending the benefits of federated identity to a broad range of non-Web services, including Cloud infrastructures, High Performance Computing & Grid infrastructures and other commonly deployed services including mail, file store, remote access and instant messaging.

    The goal of the technology is to enable the management of access to a broad...

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    Community

    This is an open group for background information and updates on the Jisc funded safe share project working with partners in the Farr Institute, Medical Bioinformatics initiative and Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN).

    There are two project streams:

    Higher assurance network (HAN) projectAuthentication, Authorisation and Accounting Infrastructure (AAAI) project

    December 2016 Update:

    Jisc have agreed to take forward the safe share higher assurance network (HAN) stream...

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    Community

    The Janet SDN (Software Defined Network) testbed is available for use by academic networking researchers.  If you’re interested in using it, read on, or jump to the contact information at the foot of this text. If you log in to the Communities area and have joined the SDN testbed group, you can also view more details of the testbed design and configuration.

    About SDN

    If you’ve stumbled onto this page and just want to find out more about SDN in general, then you...

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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet South West Group

     

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the South West of England seeking information about Janet connectivity in their region, support, services and contact information.

    The advanced technology at the heart of Janet coupled with the government’s drive for shared services and efficient procurement mean that Janet’s common infrastructure can support multiple communities and deliver significant savings.

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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

    The Research Councils UK e-Infrastructure group has asked Janet to establish a working group 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 has published the following papers:

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

    Welcome to the Janet Scotland microsite for customers in Scotland.These pages contain information for and about the Janet community in Scotland.  Janet connects Scotland's Higher Education Institutes and Further Education Colleges and Research organisations.  It provides backhaul connectivity for Scotland's Schools network, Glow, and for the 32 Local Authorities in Scotland.

     

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    Community

    Welcome to the Janet West Midlands Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the West Midlands seeking information about Janet connectivity in their region, support, services and contact information.

    The advanced technology at the heart of Janet coupled with the government’s drive for shared services and efficient procurement mean that Janet’s common infrastructure can support multiple communities and deliver significant savings.

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    Janet

    This site is for Janet customers in the London region and aims to provide a method of sharing information and ideas for our customers within London. Janet encourages you to interact with us through this group to share your ideas and current work so that others may benefit from your experiences and help inform the shaping of Janet services.