Italian identity federation of universities and research institutes for authentication and authorization
IDEM has the aim of setting up and supporting a common framework for Italian education and research institutes to manage accesses to on-line resources. To achieve this goal IDEM encourages the development of a community based on mutual trust. In this way it will be easier for participants to take right decisions on access control matter, on the basis of information provided by the participants themselves.
To implement the federated system, IDEM allows to use any framework based on SAML standard. As the majority between participants uses Shibboleth, each new service that joins the federation must be compliant with SAML2 and interoperable with Shibboleth to interoperate in the federation.
Also UniTrento is a member of the Federation.