Mike Jones


Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved 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 is the first Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification is a […]


How do working groups work?

As the scope of the OpenID Foundation’s work has expanded and the number of working groups and participants has grown, we periodically get questions about how OpenID Foundation working groups work. I’ve created a new “How do working groups work?” page to provide readily available answers to some of these […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification

The official voting period will be between Tuesday, July 24, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


Three RISC Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved 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 property protections to implementers of the specification. These […]


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 […]