AARC Blueprint Architecture webinar recording available

A recording of the AARC Blueprint Architecture webinar that took place on 18 April is now online. The video, aimed at Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) architects and technical decision makers for research collaborations, can be found on the IAM Online YouTube channel and the slides with notes are available.

In the webinar video, Nicolas Liampotis (GRNET) and David Hübner (DAASI International) explained the final version of the BluePrint Architecture (BPA) that was developed within the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project. Around 30 people joined the live event. 

What is the BPA?

The AARC BPA defines the key components that are needed for a research collaboration to build an AAI in a scalable and secure way, so that researchers can access the resources they need based on their role within the collaboration. These building blocks can be mixed and matched according to specific needs, so software architects and technical decision makers can build a customised solution for their research collaboration.

See more about the AARC Blueprint Architecture.

In the webinar / video

The BPA experts explain:

  • what is the BPA, how it works and how it benefits research collaborations;
  • best practices for managing authorisation, specifically targeting models for community-based authorisation; <== NEW!

Register for the next webinar!

A further webinar, about AARC extensions and implementations of the REFEDS Assurance framework, will be held on 13 May at 15:00-16:00 CEST. Registration is open – register here.

Further information

The IAM Online YouTube channel is shared by AARC, REFEDS, GÉANT, InCommon and Internet2. A previous AARC webinar, about the REFEDS Assurance Framework, is available on this channel.

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