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This document describes the architecture of the eduroam service for federated (wireless) network access in academia.
Security was a major requirement in the design of eduroam, to ensure that organisations that provide visitor facilities, and the guests who make use of them, are not exposed to additional risks outside their control. eduroam should present fewer risks than the existing ad hoc arrangements for guest users. The factsheet below explains the security measures within eduroam and how organisations can use them to protect their own security.
This advisory is relevant to all eduroam(UK) Home (IdP) service organisations that are using server certificates supplied through the Jisc Certificate Service (Janet Certificate Service) for RADIUS servers acting as authenticators. It describes the effect of the change to the new certificate authority which occurred in May 2015, together with the measures that need to be planned for and put into effect.
As its title suggests, the Commission's public consultation on the regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy covers a lot of different areas. One of these is the rules for on-line intermediaries (at present networks, caches and hosts that carry third party content).
This is a historical list of updates and system revisions Release 23  Planned deployment 6th March 2017 A completely new videoconferencing interface for browsers, usable on Chrome, Firefox, and Opera, and on Linux. Read about the features on the Learn More page.
Jisc evidence to Culture, Media and Sport Committee enquiry into Cyber security: Protection of Personal Data Online
Cardiff UniversityColeg Sir GarDiamond Light Source LtdeMedLab (The Francis Crick Institute)Genome Research LimitedHealth e-Research Centre (The University of Manchester)Imperial College of Science, Technology and MedicineInstitut Max Von Laue-Paul LangevinJiscLondon Metropolitan UniversityLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLoughborough UniversityPainless SecurityQueen Mary University of LondonScience and Technology Facilities CouncilSwansea UniversityThe Francis Crick Institute
Jisc response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into aspects of the draft Investigatory Powers Bill.
Meetings: this is probably the most popular application. The cost savings can be appreciable especially for international conferences where not only the travel costs are saved but also the significant time spent travelling to destinations. A company with branches in Europe, the United States and the Far East can use videoconferencing to effectively communicate and run its business.
The Jisc's Certificate Service's Terms and Conditions (found here includes a Sub-Local Registration Authority agreement. This is an agreement between the organisation as a member of the Certificate Service and Jisc, which is required as part of the service supported by QuoVadis CA, as the Certificate Authority signing issued certificates.