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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 […]


The London Chapter of Women in Identity Held It’s First Ever Event on the 29th of January 2018.

Three members of the steering committee: myself and Colette D’Alessandro of Ping Identity and Emma Lindley of Innovate Identity, hosted the first Women in Identity (WID) London Chapter event at the Barclays’ RISE building based in Shoreditch, London. Barclays and Ping Identity sponsored the event which was attended by over […]


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 […]


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 […]