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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:

Information about the Working Group's activities, as well as discussion documents, links and recommendations is linked under the following categories. Unless marked otherwise, all items are works-in-progress and we very much welcome your comments and contributions.

Meetings   Presentations
Case Studies Discussions Technologies
References    

Andrew Cormack (WG Chair)

Article

Recently I have been trying to review the options for mapping UK-Federation identities to X509 Proxy certificates. This has been motivated by the observation that many of our potential users have UK-Federation identities but the ability to delegate proxy certificates make them a very useful technogy for building  portals and other tools.

Article

Some thoughts on the e-Infrastructure requirements for supporting Virtual
Organisations.

 A Virtual Organisation (VO) is one that intersects with multiple real
organisation.  It is comprised of users from multiple home
institutions. Many of which may be entirely unaware of the existence
of the VO at all.  This means that the Virtual Organisation needs to
be self-organising and must be provided with the tools to manage its
own membership.

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