JANET(UK) Announces the new JANET Certificate Service

Posted on Friday, 20 November 2009

JANET(UK) is pleased to announce the launch of the new JANET Certificate Service. read more...

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Security Advisories for Shibboleth Service Providers in the UK federation: second advisory

Posted on Monday, 17 August 2009

This advisory addresses an issue with incorrect handling of the "use" attribute in metadata <KeyDescriptor> elements. We do not believe that a service provider deployed purely within the UK federation (i.e., consuming only UK federation metadata) would be affected by this issue. read more...

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Security Advisories for Shibboleth Service Providers in the UK federation: first advisory

Posted on Monday, 17 August 2009

The issue described by this advisory could potentially be exploited to allow an attacker to impersonate almost any identity provider within the UK federation. This would require the attacker to have persuaded one of the certification authorities trusted by the UK federation to have issued a certificate with a specially constructed invalid name. read more...

Edited by SteveGlover (Permalink)

Rolling upgrade from Shibboleth 1.3 IdP to Shibboleth 2.x IdP

Posted on Wednesday, 29 April 2009

As the Shibboleth 1.3 identity provider (IdP) software approaches end-of-life, sites using it will need to address the issue of upgrading to Shibboleth 2.x. read more...

Edited by SteveGlover (Permalink)

RSC East Midlands FAM case study

Posted on Wednesday, 15 April 2009

RSC East Midlands has produced a case study on behalf of the Excellence Gateway, based on the work carried out by Loughborough College and West Nottinghamshire College, in their search for single sign-on to eletronic resources

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Regional Event, Bristol

Posted on Thursday, 5 March 2009

There is less than a week left to register for the regional UK federation event that JANET (UK) will be hosting on the 11th March 2009, at Jurys Hotel, Bristol.

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Edited by RachelFreeman (Permalink)

Shibboleth 1.3 end-of-life announcement; Shibboleth 2 support

Posted on Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Here is information regarding the support for versions of Shibboleth in the UK federation and an announcement from the Internet2 developers of Shibboleth.

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Invitation to Tender for the JISC Collections Service Provider Interface Study

Posted on Monday, 2 February 2009

JISC Collections wishes to commission a study to explore the approaches taken by Service Providers to the implementation of federated access management, and its effect on the End User experience.

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UK federation Service Update

Posted on Tuesday, 6 January 2009

As the number of members reaches over 600, and continues to grow each month, support for organisations remains an important element of the UK federation.

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Edited by RachelFreeman (Permalink)