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Assurance Program: Specification Documents

  • [Identity Assurance Assessment Framework;|^IAAF-V1.2-Feb2013.pdf] Version 1.2 Feb 2013 \[PDF\]
  • [Identity Assurance Profiles;|^IAP-V1.2-Feb2013.pdf] Version 1.2 Feb 2013 \[PDF\]
  • DIFFS with 1.1: Framework and Profiles
  • Alternative Means
  • Deprecated Versions

Request for Proposal: Shibboleth Identity Provider Enhancements

InCommon/Internet2 has released a Request for Proposal for the development of a Shibboleth Identity Provider plugin to address the technical requirements outlined in Assurance Enhancements for the Shibboleth Identity Provider. A copy of these Enhancements will also be forwarded to the Shibboleth Consortium for inclusion in their feature discussions.

Responses should be submitted electronically to by 11:59 pm US Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -7 hours) on May 31, 2013. To receive updates about this RFP process, subscribe to the ShibRFPInfo list by sending email to sympa AT with subscribe in the subject.

Before submitting, please review the complete RFP

Upcoming Dates

May 7, 2013 - Bidder conference at 4:00 pm US EDT (UTC/GMT -4 hours)

Dial-in numbers:

+1-734-615-7474 (Please use if you do not pay for Long Distance) 
+1-866-411-0013 (English I2, toll free US/Canada Only)

Access code:


Webinar URL:

May 31, 2013, 11:59 pm US Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -7 hours) - Deadline for submitting proposals

Community Resources


Technical InterOp

Community Contributions


  • Open for Business: InCommon Identity Assurance Program (PDF Silde Deck. Webinar recorded February 29, 2012)
  • Grab the Bronze and Silver Ring: Identity Assurance Progress (PDF Slide Deck. Webinar recorded June 15, 2011)

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Background on Version 1.1

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