No Oscars, But OpenID Connect Launch Receives International Raves

This past Wednesday, February 26th, the OpenID Foundation, it’s members and the OpenID Connect Working Group successfully launched the OpenID Connect standard in the US, Europe and Japan. The launch generated press coverage at RSA in San Francisco and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This was made possible by you; our members, contributors. Thanks for a successful launch and reaching this important milestone.

Below is the OpenID Connect launch coverage to date:

February 27, 2014
Google, Microsoft, Salesforce back OpenID Connect — but it’s not enough
Despite big-name support, newly finalized OpenID Connect protocol is a security building block, not a silver bullet

The Register
OpenID Foundation launches XML-free ID handler
OpenID Connect spec touts simpler messaging

OpenID Connect als Standard ratifiziert
Der von Unternehmen wie Google, Microsoft, Deutsche Telekom und ausgearbeitete Standard soll über kurz oder lang OpenID 2.0 im Web ablösen – auch dank der ungemeinen Popularität von OAuth..

Help Net Security
OpenID Foundation launches the OpenID Connect Standard
OpenID Connect fertiggestellt

Мобильные операторы заменят пароли номером телефона

Des opérateurs sortent une alternative ‘sûre’ à Facebook Connect

Nikkei ITPro
グーグル、マイクロソフトが採用する「OpenID Connect」の仕様が最終承認
OpenID tar ny sats

February 26, 2014
Cloud-era authentication infrastructure taking shape
Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, GSMA, UK, welcome final OpenID Connect spec in effort to scale ID services across cloud, mobile

Deutsch Telekom on cutting edge for ID management, mobile log-ins
German company puts faith in OpenID Connect to secure infrastructure, integrate SSO with partners

OpenID Connect enables online identity

OpenID Connect Identity Protocol Launches With Support From Google, Microsoft & Others
– Techmeme –
– Daily Motion –
– TechCrunch Japan –

T.H.E. Journal
OpenID Connect Standard Extends Digital Identities Across the Web
– Campus Technology –

The OpenID Foundation launches an authentication protocol

WSJ MarketWatch
The OpenID Foundation Launches the OpenID Connect Standard

The OpenID Foundation Launches the OpenID Connect Standard

OpenID members finalise OpenID Connect standard (subscription required)–998934

‘Connect’: A Modern Approach to Mobile, Cloud Identity
Patrick Harding, CTO Ping Identity (contributed article)

ID連携のAPI標準仕様「OpenID Connect」が承認される


Bloomberg Businessweek
Carriers Back Mobile-Based IDs to Match Google, Facebook Service

U.S. operators are MIA in the GSMA’s new Mobile Connect universal login program

Operators See Eye-to-Eye on SIM-Based Security

Rude Baguette
Mobile World Congress Day 1 Highlights – Connected Living, Samsung, Mobile Connect & Zuckerberg

Mobile News
GSMA and operators to use mobile to protect digital security

Orange to offer Mobile Connect across EMEA by 2015–998177

Google Developers Blog
Welcome OpenID Connect

Leading Mobile Operators Unveil GSMA Mobile Connect Initiative to Provide Consistent and Interoperable Approach to Managing Digital Identity

Microsoft Active Directory Team Blog
OpenID Connect is Now Final!

Microsoft – Mike Jones Self-Issued Blog
OpenID Connect Specifications are Final!

Matias Woloski – Auth0 Blog
OpenID Connect specs are final! (with links to open source implementations)

Nat Sakimura
OpenID Connect is here! – An Identity Layer on the internet

OpenID Connect リリース~インターネットのアイデンティティ層

Ping Identity CTO Blog
Now, OpenID Connect is Real (and ratified)


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