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1 TIER – before, now and after If you do not talk this will be a very long hour because we can only repeat the same stuff for so long… 1

2 We are… I am … 2 InCommon Federation InCommon Steering Committee (Chair) Internet 2 wholly owned subsidiary also known as discarded entity Internet 2 Board member

3 Internet 2 “Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies.” We all are Internet 2 3

4 InCommon InCommon is trust framework for U.S. education and research – Best practices/policies Federation support (best practices) Assurance (Shared practices - Bronze and beyond) – Mature consumable services Certificates (Comodo) MFA (Duo, SafeNet) – Community of participants What in Common is NOT – Grouper, Shibboleth, MACE, COmanage …. and other Internet 2 efforts – CIFER … and other Kuali/Rice efforts We all are InCommon 4

5 InCommon SC Klara Jelinkova, University of Chicago Jack Suess, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Joel Cooper, Swarthmore College Mark Crase, California State University System Dennis Cromwell, Indiana University Michael Gettes, Carnegie Mellon University Chris Holmes, Baylor University Susan Kelley, Yale University Ken Klingenstein, Internet2 (ex officio) John O'Keefe, Lafayette College Dave Vernon, Cornell University Melissa Woo, University of Oregon Bill Yock, University of Washington 5

6 InCommon Steering Program Subcommittee – work closely with the TAC and the AAC to set up InCommon’s program priorities with measurable objectives – approved by the full Steering Committee in the first quarter of each year and forwarded to Internet 2 via the Steering Committee chair. External Relations and Governance Subcommittee (ER&GS) - Draft Charter: – Assure that SC and InCommon activities (relationships) are consistent with its Charter and reflective of priorities expressed by InCommon Participants. Interfaces with the Member (Internet 2). – Oversees the nominations process and reviews InCommon Charter and SC ByLaws regularly suggesting updates to the full SC. – Works closely with the Member on organizational changes impacting InCommon (the TIER thing falls into here) 6

7 InCommon next steps New clearer charter: InCommon is a wholly owned subsidiary of Internet 2 New clearer bylaws: Internet 2 runs InCommon; InCommon Steering is a Board that advises Internet 2 (just like our own BOTs do) Better/streamlined processes for day-to-day operations: Internet 2 staff needs to run InCommon and get community feedback Priority setting and communication: InCommon Steering program committee helps set priorities and advise on future plans Work with Internet 2/InCommon staff to fulfill FY14 priorities and set FY15 priorities 7

8 InCommon Priorities 2014: Advance Objective 2 - Increasing the Value of InCommon Participation Enhance access to a robust network of human resources – Develop strategy to expand affiliates program Shape and influence Net+ service development with respect to identity – Guide pipeline of service opportunities based on membership input and feedback Develop more mature, scalable, and resilient operations – Review and update DR policies and procedures – Enhance service desk offerings – Complete Internet2 ERP/CRM/Finance platform migration – Deploy SHA2 metadata aggregates – Expand InCommon Operations staff to appropriately resource strategic initiatives Expand the portfolio of thirdparty services – Launch eduRoam – Launch Docusign – Develop a tagging and certification program for Sponsored Partners Expand the portfolio of inhouse services – Establish a managed IdP, complete with self service account management, audit and reporting capabilities – Implement an IdP of Last Resort ○ – Pilot a Social2SAML Gateway service – Establish executive dashboards, reports, and analytics 8

9 InCommon Goals 2014 (meaning - if we have time…) OBJECTIVE 1 Simplify the Process to Federate IdPs and SPs – Create more tools to aid with deployment and management of federating technology Develop new GUIbased configuration application Deploy new IdP Discovery Interface OBJECTIVE 4 Innovate ¨Influence¨ and Lead Where it Matters – Support and encourage community engagement, communication, and collaboration Sponsor and support Identity Week, CAMP, and ACAMP activities Produce monthly IAM webinars and InCommon Affiliate webinars – Clearly articulate and promulgate the mission and value of InCommon Develop and distribute more robust mission and value proposition materials Develop and implement an updated community engagement plan Launch an annual community survey – Actively engage with and support local campus IAM Establish and support an IAM Directions affinity / CIFER Coordination group OBJECTIVE 5 Put Trust and Privacy in to Identity – Enhance the certificate service offering Complete deployment of InCommon IGTF Server CA for XSEDE 9

10 CSG Survey - What is TIER? advisory/governance group for Internet2 identity-related activities The new Trust and Identity for Education and Research portfolio for I2 Net + TIER is an extension of the trust framework for Higher Education The middleware effort Version 3 NFC Google tells me it's a research group at the University of California at Berkeley 10

11 CSG Survey - What TIER should be? opportunity to collaborate on IAM strategies and platforms Look at IAM needs and prioritize them Identify best practices for campus IDM … help campuses deploy those practices by providing open source IDM software, and access to services if the campus doesn't have the resources to deploy and manage that software No sure An extension of the trust framework for Higher Education which includes person registration, authentication and authorization components 11

12 Trust and Identity in Education and Research TIER Development and standards effortsMACE Shib Grouper Mature consumable subscription services InCommon 12

13 Core issues What services should be offered, at what cost and support level? What software components should be developed? What should be the investment model? Who gets to say? Scope what is in/out? Who gets to prioritize? 13

14 TIER next steps Set a TIER charter (governance structure, operating processes) – InC: Jelinkova (Zoppi group), Cooper, Holmes, Cromwell, Woo – Kuali: Denna (Zoppi group), Trosvig – Interested parties: Morooney, Futhey – Internet 2: Waggener Figure out a funding model for the items unfunded on operating lines (see InCommon Futures Report) 14

15 Where do you want to go from here? 15

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