Vote Early and Often!   Recently updated !

More often than not OpenID Foundation members vote with their feet. Members typically signal their interest in a topic or work group by participating on a spectrum from “leader to lurker” on a mailing list discussion or in a work group’s agenda setting. On important, rare occasions, real people have […]


New OpenID Foundation Board Leadership   Recently updated !

Thanks to all who voted for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors.  George Fletcher of AOL will begin a new two year term as the community member representative. His continued leadership on the Executive Committee ensures continuity on important initiatives like OpenID Connect Certification and his deep technical expertise will […]


Registration Now Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop on Monday, April 25, 2016   Recently updated !

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide insight and influence on important internet identity standards.  The workshop provides updates on the adoption of OpenID Connect across industry sectors. We’ll review progress on OpenID Connect Certification and gather feedback for planned Relying Party certification. Work Group Leaders will overview the MODRNA (Mobile Profile of […]


Leaders Lead   Recently updated !

The inaugural meeting of the iGov Working Group took place on Wednesday, January 14th where three co-chairs were elected by acclamation. John Bradley of Ping Identity, Paul Grassi of the US NIST and Adam Cooper of the UK Cabinet Office Identity Assurance Program are the elected co-chairs. Acclamation may be […]


Announcing The OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Member 2016 Election   Recently updated !

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity. This is to announce the OpenID Foundation Individual community board member 2016 election schedule. Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the adoption of open identity standards. Per our bylaws, Individual community […]


Review of Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of HEART Specifications   Recently updated !

The OpenID HEART Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Health Relationship Trust Profile for OAuth 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for OpenID Connect 1.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for User Managed Access 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing […]


Building on What’s Built: OpenID Certification Momentum   Recently updated !

At the OpenID Certification Launch in April 2015, 6 organizations had certified 8 OpenID Connect Provider implementations for 21 conformance profiles. Now, as you can see at http://openid.net/certification/, 14 organizations and individuals have certified 16 OpenID Connect Provider implementations for 48 conformance profiles. The OpenID Foundation has championed self-certification as […]


Announcing the OIDF iGov Working Group   Recently updated !

A recent US NIST announcement describes the newly formed OIDF International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) Working Group which is an international public and private sector collaboration that will develop an interoperable profile of OpenID Connect to allow users to authenticate and share consented attribute information in a consistent and user-centric […]


OpenID Connect’s Real Estate Identity   Recently updated !

One of the sure signs of adoption momentum is when other standards organizations, particularly those not typically involved in online identity, implement OpenID Connect and leverage self certification throughout their networks. A new member, Cal Heldenbrand shared the context for a new deployment and the value of self certification in […]