Security

Join the Federation

While a federation might sound like something out of Star Trek, it’s actually the next big step in identity management.

“I think where the real action is today is federation,” says Rodney J. Petersen, managing director of Washington office and senior government relations officer for Educause. “That is not just allowing students and staff into a single system, but allowing them to log in to a different system or a government system.”

Who Goes There?

ID management policies and best practices

Modern technology has a lot of upsides. On the downside is the fact that you need an ID and password to access most of it. Keeping your own logins straight is hard enough; keeping them straight for thousands of people on a college campus is even harder.

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UConn Police Chief: 'The Spring Weekend That Wasn't'

Police Report Total Of Six Arrests, Credit Crackdown On Non-Student Visitors

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6 Weeks After Trinity Attack, Investigation 'Progressing Slowly'

In the six weeks since Trinity College student Chris Kenny was severely beaten on the edge of campus, the original premise that the attackers were thugs from the Barry Square neighborhood has faded.

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U.S. Senate Stands Poised To Extend The Violence Against Women Act's Protections To College And University Campuses

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Katehi Outlines Steps For UC Davis Police, Administration Reforms

UC Davis' embattled chancellor said Friday the university is "moving swiftly" to enact major reforms to campus police and administration operations following the release of a scathing report on last November's pepper-spraying of students by campus police.

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Nerves Are Rattled After Bomb Threats at Pitt

Dozens of bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh since mid-February have disrupted classes and dormitory life and prompted some students to find housing off campus just weeks before the semester ends.

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Seattle Community College District Scales Back Rules For Protests

Seattle Community College administrators have backed away from a rule change that would have restricted campus protests — a proposal that itself brought protests from students and faculty.

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UC Davis Pepper-Spray Report To Be Released Without Most Cops' Names

UC system and police union reach tentative agreement allowing public disclosure of the investigation into campus police tactics at an Occupy protest last fall.

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