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

Generic OAuth2/OpenID Connect Module for SimpleSAMLphp now Available
Posted by Mark Rank on Apr 18, 2018 1:20:42 PM

Cirrus Identity is excited to announce the release of an OAuth2 and OpenID Connect (OIDC)
authentication module for SimpleSAMLphp. This development was made possible with
sponsorship by the Big Ten Academic Alliance and technical support from the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Topics: OpenID Connect

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

Mark Rank Joins Cirrus Identity!
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Oct 14, 2017 8:15:29 PM

We are thrilled to announce that Mark Rank will be joining Cirrus Identity full-time. Mark is a veteran of higher ed identity, having spent many years at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee wrangling enterprise data and identity management systems. He left UWM to join the identity management team at UCSF, and most recently has served as a Business Analyst and Project Manager at Kaiser Permanente. Mark will serve as Cirrus Identity's Director of Product and Customer Success. There are so many hats Mark can wear, and the startup life will give him the chance to sport them all :-). Mark will officially join at the end of October, and will be attending both the Internet2 Technology Exchange and EDUCAUSE with the Cirrus Identity team. 

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Cirrus Identity at Internet2 TechEx 2017
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Oct 14, 2017 8:10:33 PM

We're happy that this year's Internet2 TechEx meeting is in our back yard! Here's what Cirrus Identity is up to at the conference:

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Innovative Identity Management at EDUCAUSE 2017
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Oct 14, 2017 7:54:04 PM

This year, Cirrus Identity joins the ranks of Startup Alley graduates.

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Topics: EDUCAUSE, Higher Education, 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

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