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Ann West
AVP for Trust & Identity at Internet2 and Executive Director of the InCommon Federation

Jim Basney
PhD Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputer Applications

Tom Barton
Senior Consultant for Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, UChicago & Internet2

Research Abstract

The panel will review the concepts of federated identities, authentication, and the role attributes play in managing access to services. They’ll further describe how the InCommon Federation and eduGAIN enable academic collaboration across local, regional, national, and international scales, discuss technical alternatives for participation in InCommon, and delve a bit into how research communities and research cyberinfrastructures manage federated access to their services.