Presentation on theme: "Issues of collaborating in a Shibboleth FE/HE trust environment Graham Mason KC-ROLO."— Presentation transcript:
Issues of collaborating in a Shibboleth FE/HE trust environment Graham Mason KC-ROLO
Our view of the Shibboleth world
General Issues Complex staff hierarchy Linking with network managers, schools, LEAs Institutional risk Lack of trust in Shibboleth federation model Time/Resources/Money Staffing, implementation/maintenance FE/HE Service provider ratio
Technical Issues Technical expertise required System install/maintenance may require skills not present in IT department Multiple attribute stores Linking AA to user store(s) is easier said than done Integrity of attributes Attributes need to be accurate Security concerns Is it really safe?
The way forward National federation – Sparta Regional Shibboleth support teams Institutional staff training Have more Shibboleth aware resources