Response to Recently Announced SimpleSAMLphp Vulnerability
Posted by Mark Rank on Mar 5, 2018 7:18:21 PM
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Topics: SAML

Response to Recently Announced SAML Vulnerability
Posted by Mark Rank on Feb 28, 2018 2:52:57 PM
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Topics: SAML

Guest Account Management Solutions
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Jul 29, 2016 12:18:31 PM

Cirrus Identity has been busy expanding our suite of services, and we are proud to announce our new Comprehensive Guest Account Management package. This packages combines social identity login (with our familiar social-to-saml gateway), a stand-alone identity provider (branded with your campus look and feel) for users who don't want to use social login, our invitation service, an account linking service, an identity provider proxy, and APIs to integrate with your enterprise identity systems. Together, these services enhance the user experience for guests trying to gain online access at universities.

The growing need for campuses to simplify guest access to online services hasn’t been met with a viable solution, until now.

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Topics: SAML, EdTech, Social Identity, Federated Identity Management

Identity Federation Challenges with Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
Posted by Patrick Radtke on Apr 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Patrick Radtke - Cirrus Identity, CTO

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Topics: SAML, Federated Identity Management

ePPN Anyone?
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Jul 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM

One of the most widely adopted unique identifiers in higher education federated identity management is eduPersonPrincipalName (ePPN), defined as part of the eduPerson LDAP schema established by Internet2’s Middleware Architecture Committee for Education (MACE-dir). Historically, ePPN is defined by a campus and includes a local, unique identifier (netID) scoped at the campus domain, e.g. netID@university.edu.

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Topics: Higher Education, OpenID Connenct, SAML, Federated Identity Management, EdTech

It’s My Party...I’ll invite Social IDs If I Want To
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Jul 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM

So you’re throwing a party! And in this case, it’s a Relying Party, or as we like to call them in the Higher Education world, a Service Provider. For the sake of broader audience appeal, and to make my whole “party” analogy work, I’ll stick with “Relying Party” in this post.

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Topics: Social Identity, OpenID Connenct, SAML