Trust & Identity WG Meeting
and SWITCH edu-ID Update Event 2020

Date: Wed, 20 May 2020

Location: University of Berne, Hauptgebäude H4, Kuppelraum 501 or VC

Registration: here (until May 8)

NOTE: It's possible we can't meet in Berne because of COVID-19. In this case we will provide instead the possibility to participate in an online meeting in the morning from 9:00 - 12:00 including a break.

Please save the date as whole day event anyway in your agenda, register as usual and indicate your preferences for lunch.

We will inform as soon as possible whether the event will take place in Berne or online.

Draft Timetable

Welcome coffee between 09:45 - 10:15

Program from 10:15 - 15:40 (online 9:00 - 12:00) including coffee and lunch break

15:40 – 16:30  Individual discussions with SWITCH

Preliminary Meeting Topics

with indication of potential target groups.

For all:

  • Where to find useful information
  • Secure E-Mail Gateway - functions, implementation, experiences at ZHAW
  • Online identification/verification services - interest & use cases
  • Reform of data protection law and changes in service description
  • Status of P5 programm
  • SWITCH edu-ID & other initiatives (SLSP; educa/edulog)
  • e-ID perspectives & activities in other countries

For Universities with interest in Microsoft / Office 365:

  • Kerberos/SPNEGO for edu-ID IdP
  • Office365 with multiple email domains

For IdP Administrators with own IdP:

  • GCM/CBC encryption in IdPv4
  • Roadmap IdP versions (IdPv4/v5) and future documentation

For SP and IdP Administrators with own IdP:

  • Metadata Data Query (MDQ) on the watch list

For Home Org Admins with edu-ID, IdP hosting customers & SP Administrators:

  • Turn off TLS 1.0 & TLS 1.1 support for https

For Home Org Admins with edu-ID:

  • Read-only mode for technical accounts
  • Handling of duplicates, prevention mechanisms, warnings etc.
  • Re-use of email addresses: prevent impact on edu-ID accounts

For RRA & Attribute Policy Administrators:

  • eduGAIN enabled services and their attribute requirements - The Attribute Release Inspector in the Resource Registry is your friend

For IdP hosting customers:

  • Future of the IdP Hosting Service in the light of the SWITCH edu-ID

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Transfer of your data

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Further information

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Contact details

PO Box
Werdstrasse 2
8021 Zurich
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