The UK federation is operated by Jisc and provides a single solution to accessing online resources and services for education and research. Here is some information on how it works and its benefits.

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Latest news

Shibboleth Identity Provider Security Advisory 4th October 2017

Posted on Wednesday, 4 October 2017

A security advisory [1] has been released for the Shibboleth v3 Identity Provider that involves deployments connecting to an organisational directory service over LDAPS and relying on the jvmTrust setting. The issue could result in a Man In The Middle attack between the directory service and the IdP. Also, a patch release of the Shibboleth IdP (v3.3.2) has been released which fixes this issue [2]. Other important information can be found in the release notes which should be reviewed when upgrading. [3]


Shibboleth Consortium Growth

Posted on Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The Shibboleth Consortium, the non-profit organization that ensures the ongoing development, support and maintenance of the Shibboleth software, announced today the joining of five new members.