Author Archives: Jon Agland

eduroam FE workshops and Microsoft NPS

Update (17/04/2018) We have now published an updated v0.5 of the eduroam (UK) Microsoft NPS Configuration Guide on the Jisc community site. Update (12/03/2018) An updated draft v0.3 of the eduroam(UK) Microsoft Network Policy Server guide is now available.   This covers configuring your own Standalone Certificate Authority, which is the preferred approach.   We will be moving to a final … Read more

Is your organisation Wi-Fi a security incident waiting to happen?

Working for Jisc means that I’m increasingly on-the-road, which inevitably makes me a user of more and more Wi-Fi Hotspots; whether they be at the offices, campus or buildings of our Jisc members, at hotels, cafes, or on public transport. I continue to be surprised at the compromises that are being made to deliver Wi-Fi, either compromising security, … Read more

Walled garden for on-boarding user devices to eduroam – Technical deployment guide

One of the key barriers in successful deployment of eduroam, is around ensuring that users are adequately supported. 802.1x/WPA2 Enterprise configuration on the majority of devices is a little more complex than PSK-based Wireless solutions, which users are familiar with at home. As a result there is a need for on-boarding tools to be made … Read more