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11 September 2014 at 8:03pm
In some online services specific functions to be carried out present good use cases for adding increased assurance to the authentication of the user logging in to perform such a task, for example to sign domains with DNSSEC or for the approval of Extended Validation SSL certificate requests.
14 October 2017 at 8:12am
The Article 29 Working Party of European data protection supervisors has published the final version of its Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). These build on the long-standing concept of Privacy Impact Assessments, being similar to normal risk assessments but looking at risks to the individuals whose data are being processed, rather than to the organisation doing the processing.
12 October 2017 at 1:04pm
When using software as a service (SaaS) there may be legitimate reasons for an external party to create e-mails from @jisc.ac.uk addresses. In the past this would have been a clear indication of phishing or other attacks, but now we need a more sophisticated approach to separating legitimate mails from malicious ones.
9 October 2017 at 9:11am
I've been asked how universities can share students' details with their students union. Since there doesn't seem to be any law giving universities "special powers" to do that, the choice seems to be between the six normal legal bases under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2 October 2017 at 1:33pm
August service report for organisations in Yorkshire Humberside connected to the Janet network
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August service report for organisations in Wales connected to the Janet network via the PSBA
2 October 2017 at 1:25pm
August service report for organisations in Kent connected to the Janet network via KPSN
29 September 2017 at 12:16pm
Please find attached the Cumbria area service report for the month of August 2017.
29 September 2017 at 12:13pm
Please find attached the North West region service report for the month of August 2017.

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