Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review period for the […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Three RISC Specifications

The official voting period will be between Friday, June 22, 2018 and Friday, June 29, 2018, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Friday, June 15, 2018 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


OpenID Certification program wins 2018 European Identity and Cloud Award

I’m thrilled to report that the OpenID Certification program has won the 2018 European Identity and Cloud Award for Best Innovation at the European Identity and Cloud (EIC) conference. This recognition follows also being awarded the 2018 Identity Innovation Award at the IDnext conference in March. While the OpenID Connect […]


Public Review Period for Three RISC Specifications Started

The OpenID Risk and Incident Sharing and Coordination (RISC) Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID RISC Profile of IETF Security Events 1.0 OpenID RISC Event Types 1.0 OAuth Event Types 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual […]


OpenID Certification program wins 2018 Identity Innovation Award

I’m very pleased to report that the OpenID Certification program has won the 2018 Identity Innovation Award at the IDnext conference. While the OpenID Connect standard won the 2012 European Identity Award for best innovation/new standard and has been widely deployed since then, a standard is only as good as […]


OpenID Foundation Board 2018 Election Results

Thank you to all who voted in the 2018 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. As per our bylaws, three individual board members represent the membership and the community at large.  The terms of John Bradley and Mike Jones have one additional year remaining on their […]


OpenID Connect Federation draft 04

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate the following changes: Changed client metadata names scopes to rp_scopes and claims to rp_claims. Added Open Issues appendix. Added additional references. Editorial improvements. Added standard Notices section, which is present in all OpenID specifications. The specification is available at http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-federation-1_0-04.html. […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop at Oracle on Monday, April 2, 2018

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide insight and influence on important Internet identity standards. The workshops provide updates on the work happening within OpenID Foundation working groups as well as updates on the OpenID Certification Program. Leading technologists from Oracle, Microsoft, Google, Ping Identity, Yubico, Verizon and others will update key issues and discuss […]


Women In Identity Event – January 29, 2018

Women In Identity (WiD) kicked off at Identiverse in Chicago in June 2017. We were wondering at the time how many people would turn up…….we shouldn’t have been concerned because it was a fantastic success and there was standing room only! In June we also launched our website, twitter handle @womeninID and Linkedin group. Please do […]