This blog post below has been written by Andrew Cormack (JISC). Becasue of its relevance, it deserves as much visibility as possible. Please note that the original post is online at: https://community.jisc.ac.uk/blogs/regulatory-developments/article/federated-access-management-and-gdpr Andrew’s Blog [this article is based on the draft text published by the European Council on 28th January 2016. Recital and article numbers, […]
What does the Safe Harbor Ruling Mean...
On 6th October 2015, the European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbour agreement invalid. This means that US companies can no longer self certify that they provide “adequate protection” in line with the EU Data Protection Regulation when storing and processing personal data from citizens in Europe. As federations have an understandable interest in […]
AARC Project starts: towards an integ...
The Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration project, AARC, has started, from 1 May 2015. A kick-off meeting for partners and interested members of the wider community will be held in Amsterdam on 3-4 June 2015. For the next two years, AARC will bring together 20 partners including national research and education networking (NREN) […]
AARC Project About to Start
The AARC project will officially start on the 1st of May. There is a lot of interest in this project among the represented communities and possibly beyond. Although the focus may be slightly different for each of the communities, it is clear that the following aspects are relevant for all: – increase the penetration of […]