Access to Online Services Should be Simple and Secure-Not Frustrating

Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on May 11, 2020 12:12:44 PM

EDUCAUSE SPC is including a focus on mental health related to delivering technology services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cirrus Identity is not a mental health company, but a huge part of our passion is designing solutions that reduce the time and frustration users experience when accessing digital services. 

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Topics: Social Identity, Higher Education, OpenID Connect, Guest Accounts, Security

Recent email from Google regarding shutdown of Google+ APIs

Posted by Mark Rank on Jan 30, 2019 11:26:18 AM

What happened?

On January 29, 2019 Cirrus Identity received an automated message from “” with a title of “[Action Required] Google+ APIs and OAuth requests are being shutdown on March 7, 2019” (see above).

Customers have received similar messages and asked if any action is needed. This posting outlines what Cirrus Identity has already done and our recommended action for customers.

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Topics: Social Identity, OpenID Connect, Service Changes

SimpleSAMLphp OAuth and OpenID Connect module now available

Posted by Mark Rank on Apr 18, 2018 10:20:42 AM

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