The main advantages of the digital identity federation are:

  • Students, researchers, teachers have access to the big range of services and resources by using the only password.
  • Service providers have opportunity to offer their services to large number of users.
  • Institutions do not have to invest in new resources that can be shared through the federation.


eduGAIN tools

Given that quite a few new institution  joined eduGAIN in the past months, I would like to make you once again aware of a few very useful
eduGAIN tools that you may not know about yet: eduGAIN tools.

SAML Vulnerability Lets Attackers Log in as Other Users

Security researchers from Duo Labs and the US Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (CERT/CC) will release security advisories today detailing a new SAML vulnerability that allows malicious attackers to authenticate as legitimate users without knowledge of the victim's password.

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