Duration: 1 May 2016 - 31 December 2018

This Task integrates developments that go beyond or significantly disrupt the current models, technologies or approaches to trust and identity that are in operation in the eduGAIN platform.

It aims to widen the engagement of federated identity approaches to other sectors, including e-Government and potential social identity providers, allowing greater engagement by individuals and citizen scientists in research.

Key objectives

The key objectives of this task where

T3.1A Carry out development based on OpenID Connect (OIDC), specifically for extending the standard to make OIDC "federation and interfederation capable"

T3.1B Develop user-centric identity federation

T3.2 Two-factor authentication in eduGAIN

T3.3 Services to support mobile federated identity

T3.4 Cross-sector interoperability (eduGAIN)

Deliverables and Milestones

  Deliverable D9.3: Best Practice for User Centric Federated Identity

  Milestone M9.8: Support of OIDC in Shibboleth