Nat Sakimura


About Nat Sakimura

Chairman of the OpenID Foundation in 2011. Working on Digital Identity since 2000. Founder of OpenID Foundation Japan, and serving as a Community Board member of the OpenID Foundation since 2009. Co-author of OpenID PAPE, OpenID Connect etc. http://nat.sakimura.org/


Login to Your Salesforce Org with OpenID Connect in Winter ’14

The Winter ’14 release includes OpenID Connect Authentication Providers, allowing your org to be an OpenID Connect Client, and leverage an Authorization Server for user login. Let’s take a look at how this works: If you want to walk through the protocol in detail, there’s an excellent, detailed description on Google’s […]


[seminar] Simplifying Enterprise IdM – OpenID Connect and SCIM

OpenID Foundation Japan’s Enterprise identity working group (EIWG) will host the following seminar. The working group is a joint working group with Japan Network Security Association’s Identity Management WG. Date: July 4, 2013 Time: 14:00-17:00 Venue: Nomura Research Institute, Marunouchi Centre 9F. (Tokyo) Entrance: Free Capacity: 100 Langauge: Japanese Cloud […]


AB/Connect WG recommends for the 2nd Implementer’s Drafts

Today, OpenID AB/Conenct Working Group recommended the OpenID Foundation management that the OpenID Connect drafts are ready for vote for the 2nd Implementer’s Draft. The working group believes that the drafts have attained a stable state that the working group do not foresee normative technical change hereafter. The list of […]


OpenID Connect Wins 2012 European Identity and Cloud Award 8

Today at the European Identity and Cloud Conference it was announced that OpenID Connect has won the 2012 European Identity and Cloud Award for “Best Innovation / New Standard”.  The OpenID Foundation and the Connect working group members want to thank Kuppinger Cole for this prestigious award and their vote […]


OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts Approved 7

The OpenID membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts in the vote held from February 7th to 15th, 2012: • Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.) • Discovery – Defines […]