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Enabling Anonymous Outer Identity with eduroam CAT and NPS

Introduction Best practices suggest that eduroam be deployed at an organization using eduroam CAT profiles. eduroam CAT profiles ensure that users are protected against rogue wi-fi hotspots accessing usernames and passwords. The eduroam CAT tool available for administrator at cat.eduroam.org. The eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) has been developed to help organizations offering their users […]

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blog arrowDate: February 5, 2020


eduroam Security Best Practices

Security is not a thing, but a practice. We strongly recommend that each organization participating in eduroam adopt the following eduroam security best practices: Use RADIUS server certificates to enable a secure connection between the server and user devices. Create a CAT (Configuration Assistant Tool) Profile for your organization using cat.eduroam.org to offer a security-first […]

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blog arrowDate: February 5, 2020


Service Bulletin – For Technical Contacts / Signing Authorities

Issue It has come to our attention that eduroam users may be exposed to a security breach if their device is not configured properly. Context We have learned that an institution conducting penetration testing has been able to successfully infiltrate the eduroam Wi-Fi network by deploying a rogue Access Point (AP). This “Evil Twin” AP, […]

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blog arrowDate: January 31, 2020


CANARIE Launches Call to Fund Software Development Teams at Canadian Higher-ed Institutions to Directly Support Researchers

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a Call for Proposals to fund local teams at Canadian higher-ed institutions to help accelerate scientific discoveries by simplifying researchers’ access to world-class software for research. Research increasingly relies on purpose-built software. However, many researchers […]

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blog arrowDate: January 30, 2020