Project Lead, Security Middleware Unit
University of Washington / Internet2
Federated authentication based on Internet2 community-developed Shibboleth technology is being used increasingly by universities, software vendors, and content providers to manage access to Web-based resources. This session will discuss the concepts of federated authentication and the practical application for InCommon, the federation established to support U.S. research and education, as well as international efforts in this area. Also included will be a brief update on Internet2 new activities in support of authorization including the development of a privilege management system.