Trust and identity IT facilities

Together with institutions, we arrange secure and easy access to services. We do this for students, employees but also for researchers. We share knowledge and innovate with new concepts.


SURF Research Access Management

Arranging secure access for specific research services is a lot of work. SURF Research Access Management solves this.

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SURFsecureID: secure your services with two-factor authentication

SURFsecureID provides additional security for access to online services via two-factor authentication. This is particularly important for services with sensitive data.

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Read SURF's exploration into ledger-based self-sovereign identity

With self-sovereign identity (SSI), users own their data. We investigated SSI and find it very promising.


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eduID, to support lifelong learning, research and collaboration

Students are increasingly taking courses at other institutions. Researchers are collaborating with a number of other research institutions

Toolkit SURFsecureID

Would you like to get started with SURFsecureID at your institution? With these tools, you can quickly get to start

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SURFconext enables guest use for VU and VUmc

The VU, VUmc and OCLC use SURFconext to provide guest use in a secure and fast way. Read best practice.

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Best practice: Safer grade registration with SURFsecureID

Inholland University of Applied Sciences uses SURFsecureID for the extra security of online assessment of papers.

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Ahead in trust en identity

Logging in to all your institution's cloud services with one username and password, that's the goal. The SURFconext team takes care of that.

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Vision IAA: transition towards a user-centred focus

SURFnet drafted a vision on Identification, Authentication and Authorisation (IAA) in 2016. The aim is to outline the developments in IAA,
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