Facebook V2.6 API Upgrade Reminders
Posted by Mark Rank on Jul 9, 2018 4:15:17 PM

Some of our customers may have received one or more messages from Facebook that look like the following:

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Topics: Social Identity

College Applicant Blog Post - Part 2
Posted by Kaia Brem on May 23, 2018 1:20:41 PM
AN IDENTITY MANAGEMENT NIGHTMARE - PART 2 OF 3

Introduction from Cirrus Identity CEO, Dedra Chamberlin:

One of the biggest pain points in Higher Education is the ridiculous number of user accounts High School students have to create when applying to college. Cirrus Identity was fortunate to have an intern who recently went through the process, and was willing to blog about it! Without further ado, here is part 2 of her post...

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Topics: Identity and Access Management, Applying to College, Social Identity, College, Higher Education, Federated Identity Management, Identity Management

How Many User Accounts Does it Take to Apply to College?
Posted by Kaia Brem on Mar 2, 2017 3:07:38 AM

An Identity Management Nightmare - Part 1 of 3

This blog also published on medium.

Introduction from Cirrus Identity CEO, Dedra Chamberlin

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Topics: EdTech, College, Higher Education, Federated Identity Management, Identity Management, Social Identity

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

Before and After Cirrus Identity
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Aug 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

We are working with Newcastle University in the motherland. Here is what their log-in process looked like before Cirrus Identity.

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Topics: Social Identity, Higher Education

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