Yearly Archives: 2017


Adoption Momentum – OpenAthens Latest to Achieve OpenID Certification

I’m pleased to report that the OpenID Certification Program continues to be a driver of OpenID Connect global adoption. We end 2017 with over 200 certifications of 70 implementations. Additional requests arrive on a weekly basis. RP certification requests have followed suit since we put the RP test into production […]


OpenID Foundation FAPI Working Group Meeting and Workshop Co-Hosted With Open Banking in London on Monday, November 6, 2017

OpenID Foundation Members:   Next Monday, November 6, 2017, the OpenID Foundation is hosting a face-to-face Financial API (FAPI) Working Group meeting in London at Level39. If you would like to participate you’ll need to have signed a contribution agreement that specifies the FAPI Working Group. If you have not […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop on Monday, October 16, 2017   Recently updated !

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 Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Ping Identity, Yubico and others will update key issues and […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Two iGov Specifications

The official voting period will be between Friday, August 25 and Friday, September 1, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, August 21st for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period still […]


Five HEART Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved 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 Health Relationship Trust Profile for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) OAuth 2.0 Scopes […]


Relying Party OpenID Certification Entering Production Phase

The OpenID Certification program for OpenID Connect Relying Parties has reached a level of maturity that the time has come to end the pilot phase, in which we were “testing the tests”. After August 8th, 2017, the Relying Party Certification program will join the OpenID Provider Certification program in production […]


FAPI Part 2 Implementer’s Draft Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved “Financial API – Part 2: Read and Write API Security Profile” as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. The specification is available at: http://openid.net/specs/openid-financial-api-part-2-ID1.html The voting results […]


Public Review Period for Two iGov Specifications Started

The OpenID iGov Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) for OAuth 2.0 International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) for OpenID Connect 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Five HEART Specifications

The official voting period will be between Wednesday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 26, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Wednesday, July 12th for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period still […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of “Financial API – Part 2: Read and Write API Security Profile”

The official voting period will be between Monday, July 17 and Monday, July 24, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Tuesday, July 11th for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period still […]