Identity & Access Management Working Group
The APAN Identity and Access Management Working Group provides members with the opportunity to discuss and participate in the following topics;
- Identity Management which is responsible for the production and management of identity. It ensures that identity data is accurate, safe, controlled and appropriately available through technical and business services. It defines the digital identity life cycle and ensures that digital identity data reliably reflects the currents state of each identity holder’s relationship with the University / Organisation
- Access management which develops and maintains the infrastructure that provides authentication and authorization services in access transactions. Access management occurs within and across the organizational boundary making use of the regional identity federation and globally via the eduGAIN service. Access management also encompasses authenticated connectivity to the network through the wireless roaming service eduroam and the user of other technologies such as PKI to securely access research services.
- Software solutions to enable to delivery of Identity and Access management at the campus, the federation and globally.
- Policy that provides the framework to empowers Identity and Access management to share users information that enables the collaborations that will thrive when not limited by barriers that occur in disjointed systems.
The working group is concerned about generating awareness and understanding about Identity and Access Management and is activity working to provide APAN members to develop and grow their IAM activities within their regions and to join to global federation such and eduroam and eduGAIN enabling researchers, academics and students to collaborate globally.
The Identity and Access Management groups works closely with REFEDS (the Research and Education FEDerations group).
Federation status by economic region.
|Economic Region||NREN||eduroam||dentity Federation||eduGAIN|
|Australia||AARNet / AAF||Production||AAF||Participant|
|Korea||KAFE||Production||Korean Access Federation||Participant|
Resources that are available to assists with deployment of Identity and Access management activities within your region.
|REFEDS||he Research and Education FEDerations group is the voice that articulates the mutual needs of research and education identity federations worldwide.|
|eduroam||edurom home page|
|eduGAIN||The eduGAIN interfederation service connects identity federations around the world, simplifying access to content, services and resources for the global research and education community.|
2018 Dec 03