Providing Secure Access to On and Off-Campus Resources: A Case Study in Federated Identity

Session Details

Thursday, January 08, 2009
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Commonwealth Hall A (second floor)

Session Type: Infrastructure and Enterprise Systems
Content Level: Introductory


  • John O'Keefe, Vice President for Information Technology Services, Lafayette College
  • Session convener: Wole Akpose, CIO, Morgan State University


The demand for secure access to a variety of resources both on and off campus continues to grow. These needs present new challenges for IT staff, as ease of access must be balanced with security and compliance to a variety of regulations. This session will discuss the use of federated identity and how leveraging identity management systems can help solve this problem.

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