The IAM Team is excited to announce the soft launch of Enterprise Group Services (EGS). EGS allows university departments to automate the management of application and system authorizationAuthorization Authorization refers to the act of determining whether an authenticated user is allowed to access a specific resource or take a specific action. For more information, see our Concepts page. groups. EGS group membership is managed using Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) rules with members being added and removed automatically.
EGS represents the culmination of IGA Modernization‘s first phase, focused on Group and Role Management and the implementation of midPoint and Grouper, two major components of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform.
EGS is currently in soft launch and working with selected early adopters. While the team will field requests from other University departments, requests from early adopters will be prioritized.