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FAPI Part 1 Implementer’s Draft Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved “Financial API – Part 1: Read Only 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-1-ID1.html The voting results were: […]


OpenID Connect Relying Party Certification Adoption

The adoption of the new OpenID Connect Relying Party (RP) Certification has exceeded our expectations – especially the surprising number of early adopters who tested a wide variety of implementations. The tests were improved at an accelerating rate, with many organizations actively “testing the tests”. All of the OpenID Foundation’s […]


Review of Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Session Management – Defines how to manage OpenID Connect sessions, including postMessage-based logout functionality Front-Channel Logout – Defines a front-channel logout mechanism that does not use an OP iframe on RP pages Back-Channel Logout – […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of “Financial API – Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile”   Recently updated !

The official voting period will be between Friday, February 3 and Friday, February 10, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open a week before Friday, February 3 on Friday, January 27 for members who have completed their reviews by […]


Announcing the 2017 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Member Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity.  This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board member 2017 election schedule.  Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the creation and adoption of open identity standards. Per our bylaws, […]


Public Review Period for “Financial API – Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile” Started

OpenID Foundation’s Financial API (FAPI) Working Group has advised the foundation to start the public review period for consideration as an Implementer’s Draft for the specification: Financial API – Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile, draft 01 It is a specification that documents the security profiles of OAuth 2.0 and […]

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Initial OpenID Connect Enhanced Authentication Profile (EAP) Specifications

The OpenID Enhanced Authentication Profile (EAP) working group charter states that: The purpose of this working group is to develop a security and privacy profile of the OpenID Connect specifications that enable users to authenticate to OpenID Providers using strong authentication specifications. The resulting profile will enable use of IETF […]


HEART Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation members have approved of 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 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual […]


Leaders Lead

The inaugural meeting of the iGov Working Group took place on Wednesday, January 14th where three co-chairs were elected by acclamation. John Bradley of Ping Identity, Paul Grassi of the US NIST and Adam Cooper of the UK Cabinet Office Identity Assurance Program are the elected co-chairs. Acclamation may be […]