Mark’s Assertions - eduPersonScopedAffiliation

Posted by Mark Rank on Aug 12, 2022 9:51:29 AM


Many service providers (SPs) rely on externalized, attribute based access control (ABAC) to manage what end users can do. In research and academia, it is very common for an individual to have multiple relationships with an institution at the same time – any combination of student, employee, and alumni. A common way to reflect  this for access control is to use the eduPerson ( attribute called eduPersonScopedAffiliation. 

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InCommon and Okta

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Jul 28, 2022 3:40:21 PM

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Topics: Federated Identity Management, Okta,

Azure AD and InCommon

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Jul 28, 2022 3:33:18 PM

InCommon and Azure AD - The Multilateral Federation Challenge

Multilateral federation facilitates collaboration across multiple organizations around the world. InCommon, CAF, UK Federation and all eduGAIN federations utilize multilateral federation. It is a critical component to Identity and Access Management architecture in higher education and research. Azure AD does not support multilateral federation natively, but there are solutions available to fill the gap.

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Topics: Higher Education, Federated Identity Management, Identity and Access Management, Azure AD

eduGAIN y Azure AD

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Oct 5, 2021 10:50:30 PM

Federaciones multilaterales y Azure AD - El reto

Las Federaciones multilaterales facilitan la colaboración en varias organizaciones de todo el mundo. Es un componente fundamental para la arquitectura de gestión de identidades y acceso en la educación superior y en investigación. Azure AD no es compatible con la federación multilateral de forma nativa, pero hay soluciones disponibles para llenar el vacío.

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Azure AD + Cirrus Bridge = NIH Requirements ✔︎

Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Sep 3, 2021 1:20:20 PM

Join us for a webinar to learn how Cirrus Identity's Azure AD SAML Bridge can help you meet the new NIH authentication requirements quickly.

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Topics: Microsoft Azure AD, InCommon

Cirrus Identity announces partnership to improve Azure AD integrations

Posted by Cirrus Customer Success on Aug 4, 2021 11:24:01 AM

Cirrus Identity Bridge is Now Available in the Microsoft Azure AD App Gallery - Streamlining multilateral federation and CAS integrations for higher education institutions!

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Topics: Federated Identity Management, Microsoft Azure AD

Cirrus Solutions for Streamlining Admissions Access

Posted by Cirrus Customer Success on Feb 3, 2021 5:22:28 PM

Cirrus Solutions for

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Amazon Login Integration

Posted by Cirrus Operations on Jan 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM

We at the Cirrus Identity team are proud to announce that Amazon Login integration is now available for Cirrus Identity Gateway customers.

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Topics: Social Identity, Identity Gateway

What is an Identity Registry?

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Oct 19, 2020 1:50:38 PM

An Identity Registry is a system which registers and maintains information about entities of interest to the organization operating the registry, and to make this information available to other systems. This definition comes from the Identity Registries Team in the now-retired CIFER (Community Identity Framework for Education and Research) group organized by Internet2.

The concept of an Identity Registry is not new, though the language describing it tends to be unique to Higher Education. 

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Topics: Identity and Access Management, Learning Center

What is a System of Record?

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Aug 20, 2020 4:15:37 PM

In identity management, a System of Record is an authoritative source for data about user or other entity. At many higher education institutions, the System of Record is the starting point for creating a directory of users including students, staff, and other people associated with the institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Identity and Access Management, Learning Center