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Investments in Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) extend and strengthen essential infrastructure for research

Greater capacity to support wide-ranging, data-rich collaborative research [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the completion of a range of projects that extend the reach, and increase the capacity and reliability, of Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). These projects, funded jointly by […]

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blog arrowDate: June 13, 2018


Learning and Working Together: Research Software Organizations Around the World

Posted by: Scott Henwood | Director, Research Software Research Software Organizations Around the World My previous blog posts have focused on the research software landscape in Canada, but the challenges and opportunities we face are not different from those in other parts of the world. In this post, I provide a brief overview of three […]

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blog arrowDate: June 6, 2018


CANARIE Launches Funding Call for Research Data Management Software

Research data management in Canada is evolving. [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a call for proposals for development of software tools to support a strong research data management (RDM) ecosystem in Canada. The call for proposals supports the development of RDM software that […]

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blog arrowDate: May 8, 2018


Arctic Research and Opportunities for Transformation

How digital infrastructure could be leveraged to help us better understand the Arctic Posted by Jim Ghadbane, President and CEO I recently attended a Bacon and Eggheads* breakfast focussed on the changing Arctic – the land and communities that are on the cusp of rapid change. The session’s speakers were Susan Kutz from the University […]

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blog arrowDate: April 20, 2018


Security Bulletin for SAML2 Service Providers

A new flaw has been found in the XML processing performed by various SAML Service Providers. Advisory Summary The Shibboleth Service Provider software and other SAML implementations are vulnerable to forged user attribute data, which could facilitate user impersonation that exposes protected information. To mitigate the risk, we urge Service Providers participating in CAF or […]

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blog arrowDate: March 1, 2018


ADFSToolkit

CANARIE is pleased to announce the addition of ADFSToolkit functionality to the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) Federated Identity Management (FIM) service. CANARIE and its partners have been working on a set of tools to augment existing ADFS Identity Provider installations. This set of tools is published by CANARIE as a Powershell module called ADFSToolkit, in […]

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blog arrowDate: February 15, 2018


CANARIE Seeks Community Feedback on Elements of 2020-2025 Mandate

Community webinars to provide feedback and guidance for 2020-2025 mandate [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today invited stakeholders to participate in webinars to provide feedback and guidance on the proposed elements of its 2020 – 2025 mandate. CANARIE has received go-ahead to work towards a […]

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blog arrowDate: February 13, 2018


Canadian Access Federation – January 2018 Newsletter

CANARIE is pleased to announce the addition of ADFSToolKit functionality to the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) Federated Identity Management (FIM) service. CANARIE and its partners have been working on a set of tools to augment existing ADFS Identity Provider installations. This set of tools is published by CANARIE as a Powershell module called ADFSToolkit, in […]

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blog arrowDate: January 31, 2018


Security Advisory for Shibboleth Service Providers

A security advisory for the Shibboleth Service Provider software was published for both Linux and Windows platforms. The Shibboleth Service Provider software is vulnerable to forged user attribute data, which could facilitate user impersonation that exposes protected information. To mitigate the risk, we urge Service Providers participating in CAF or using the software local to […]

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blog arrowDate: January 31, 2018


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blog arrowDate: January 31, 2018


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