Digital Certificate Operation in a Complex Environment
navigation search
search query:

PKI Primer and Project Background

3.2. The Athens Devolved Authentication Service, at EduServ (Athens)

Athens logo

Athens is an Access Management System for controlling access to web- based subscription services. Developed by EduServ, Athens developed the technology to accept X.509 certificates as an alternative (to using passwords) means of authentication. Athens is, fundamentally, a central repository of organisations, user names and passwords with associated rights and generally gives users in the higher education sector access to a variety of data source facilities.

Up: Contents Previous: 3.1. Manchester Information and Associated Services (MIMAS) Next: 3.3. The Systems and Electronic Resources Service at Oxford University Library Services (SERS)

Oxford University Computing Services Mimas Athens access management services Oxfore e-Science Centre Systems and Electronic Resources Service Joint Information Systems Committee