CACR, PTI researchers author InCommon roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

March 18, 2011
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via Indiana University News Room

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Researchers from Indiana University’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research and Pervasive Technology Institute have authored an innovative roadmap for organizations to utilize the InCommon Federation to link U.S. education and research communities for easier and more efficient collaboration and access to shared online resources.

“An InCommon Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure” will allow institutions and organizations to advance scientific initiatives through improved trust in a virtual world, said William Barnett, CACR associate director and principal investigator on the roadmap project.

InCommon, comprising more than 200 universities, government agencies, nonprofits and business partners, allows identity providers to give users single sign-on convenience and privacy protection, while online service providers control access to their protected resources

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