AARC plugfest 2018 pushes pilots forw...

Mapping research community requirements and components to the AARC blueprint architecture. The value of face-to-face workshops was proven again when representatives from research communities worked with AARC project experts on authentication and authorisation infrastructures (AAI) in a project ‘plugfest’. Insights were gained into their use c [...]

A new blueprint architecture, policy ...

Nicolas Liampotis of GRNET leading discussion about the AARC blueprint architecture at the ‘all hands’ project meeting, day 3. An updated version of the AARC blueprint  architecture, a policy toolkit and a security incident simulation are key agreements arising from the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboratio [...]

AARC gives federated identity trainin...

Earth scientist communities invited the AARC project training team to provide insights on key aspects of federated access and on what is required for them to deploy it. A half-day AARC training event was held at the EPOS (European Plate Observing System) Workshop in Lisbon on 12-14 March 2018. Research communities sometimes need face-to-face [...]

One AAI platform to support Life Scie...

One AAI platform to support Life Science researchers
  GÉANT, EGI and EUDAT joined forces to deliver an AARC Blueprint-compliant authentication and authorisation infrastructure to support all the 13 life science initiatives that cluster in the CORBEL project. In Nov 2017, GÉANT, EGI and EUDAT answered a call for proposals from the life science research communities to deliver and operate a [...]

Final steps towards whitepaper on fed...

AARC and the GÉANT Project were represented at the meeting of FIM4R (Federated Identity for Research) that was held in Vienna on 5-6 February. Final steps were agreed towards a whitepaper that updates the group’s previously-published research paper about federated identity management for research collaborations. The following article wa [...]

AARC pilots AAI solutions for researc...

The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will be the major global observatory for very high-energy gamma-ray astronomy over the next decade and beyond. CTA will be operated as an open, proposal-driven observatory, with all data available on a public archive after a predefined proprietary period. CTA is a collaboration between 1350 scientists and e [...]