Identity and Access Management

June, 2021 CAS server has provided several distributed Ticket Registry implementations out of the box for a long time now, the most popular being Hazelcast. With many of our clients using that ticket registry with at least two CAS nodes, we get asked questions like this all the time: “How do you verify that Hazelcast ticket registry is functioning properly once we have all the nodes configured and running?”
May, 2021 Identity and access management (IAM) engineers are in high demand. We often hear from customers that the one key person who was knowledgeable about their IAM solution and future needs has moved on to another position leaving the current staff with a gap in knowledge, expertise, and next steps.
March, 2021 InCommon is a widely used federation in Higher Education. They have recently created the Metadata Distribution Query service and protocol (MDQ). The benefits of this new service are numerous. At Unicon we’ve seen clients experience half the memory usage in popular open source Single Sign On applications such as Shibboleth Identity Provider and Apereo CAS server after switching. 
January, 2021 InCommon is a widely used single sign-on federation in Higher Education. It has recently created the Metadata Distribution Query service and protocol (MDQ). The benefits of this new service are numerous. At Unicon, we’ve seen clients experience half the memory usage in popular open source single sign-on applications such as Shibboleth Identity Provider and Apereo CAS server after switching. 
September, 2020 Secure and seamless learner access to online learning tools and content is more important than ever, especially if cut backs to your support options
August, 2020 Are you struggling with too many manual updates when learners move from one role to another? Are your students and faculty communicating frustration when trying to access resources?
May, 2019 Shibboleth is a widely adopted federated identity solution that provides web single sign-on authentication services both within organizations and across organizational boundaries. 
January, 2019 This is the third post in a three part series. In the first part, which was posted more than a year and a half ago, I described Unicon's IAM Docker images. In the second post, I listed the Internet2 TIER program's Docker images. In this, the final post, I discuss the pros and cons of the various versions of the images.
January, 2019 This is the second posting in a three part series. In the first part, which was posted more than a year and a half ago, I described Unicon's IAM Docker images. In this post, I list the Internet2 TIER program's Docker images. In the final post, I discuss the pros and cons of the various related images.
November, 2018 When it comes to deploying a highly available CAS server, one of the chief concerns is to choose a technology that is capable of sharing CAS-generated tickets across multiple server nodes. The task of managing and administering CAS tickets is handled today by a Ticket Registry component that is backed by a variety of technologies able to persist, manage, and distribute ticket objects across the entire CAS cluster. Perhaps the most popular and better-adopted option in this area is a ticket registry solution backed by Hazelcast.
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