WISE Chair Hannah Short receives GÉANT 2017 Community Award

During the TNC17 conference, the WISE chair Hannah Short was awarded with the valued GÉANT 2017 Community Award. As a relative newcomer to the community, she has contributed to a significant security development with her work to develop Security Incident Response Trust Framework for Federated Identity (Sirtfi) within REFEDS and the AARC project. Sirtfi enables Read more about WISE Chair Hannah Short receives GÉANT 2017 Community Award[…]

Wise e-infrastructures endorse WISE recommendations

The WISE Community is proud to announce that the governing principles and approach of the SCI Framework were endorsed by key e-infrastructures for research from Europe and the rest of the world. SCI (Security for Collaborating Infrastructures) is a framework of best practices and policy standards for security with the goal of facilitating collaboration during Read more about Wise e-infrastructures endorse WISE recommendations[…]

Trust Framework Endorsement at TNC17

Register now to join WISE at the SCI Endorsement Ceremony at TNC17! Registration is open at https://tnc17.geant.org/core/event/27  The Security for Collaborating Infrastructures (SCI) working group is a collaborative activity within the Wise Information Security for e-Infrastructures (WISE) trust community. The aim of the trust framework is to enable interoperation of collaborating Infrastructures in managing cross-infrastructure Read more about Trust Framework Endorsement at TNC17[…]

Your Crown Jewels at Risk

When mentioned, information security often stirs up a little rush of emotions among most people. One might feel fear, annoyance, frustration, or guilt. And that’s OK, emotions are a part of our cognitive behaviour. But when coping with risks related to information security we need to be able to get beyond the first primitive emotions Read more about Your Crown Jewels at Risk[…]

Frameworks, Metrics and Catalogues meet Windmills, Bikes and Canals

This week, 28 WISE experts spent 2 days at Nikhef in Amsterdam to share community updates and focus on our Working Group Objectives for SCIV2, RAW and STAA. The full day dedicated to working sessions allowed us to make significant progress on documents and frameworks, which WISE will be publishing over the coming months. Want more information? Read more about Frameworks, Metrics and Catalogues meet Windmills, Bikes and Canals[…]


WISE flew the flag for collaborative security at the Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) Conference in Krakow this September. With both a co-located workshop and a session within the main programme, it was clear that security for e-Infrastructures was a hot topic. Talks featured speakers representing over 8 countries and ranged from the challenges of Cloud Security to Read more about WISE at DI4R[…]

Managing Information Security

WISE features in the 23rd issue of GÉANT Connect, shedding light on the work that we are doing to improve information security in collaborating E-infrastructures. “Defending information and computer systems from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, disruption or destruction has become an area of increasing importance and urgency. Within the GÉANT community, the special interest group Read more about Managing Information Security[…]