Is Federation Putting Your Institution at Risk?

Wednesday, October 01 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Meeting Room W311E
Session Type: Professional Development

The discussion of identity management within higher education is in the wrong place and puts institutions at risk. Federation and levels of assurance are all the rage, but what good are authentication mechanisms if the underlying identity attributes that ultimately control what users can access lack controls to ensure integrity? Learn how to get the security you expect.

OUTCOMES: Identify vulnerabilities/weaknesses with identity attribute integrity * Explore how to implement steps to secure your federation * Determine how to create simple yet effective policy/attribute management and enforcement mechanisms


  • Dan Dagnall

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