Category Archives : Press Releases


Building on What’s Built: OpenID Certification Momentum

At the OpenID Certification Launch in April 2015, 6 organizations had certified 8 OpenID Connect Provider implementations for 21 conformance profiles. Now, as you can see at http://openid.net/certification/, 14 organizations and individuals have certified 16 OpenID Connect Provider implementations for 48 conformance profiles. The OpenID Foundation has championed self-certification as […]


The OpenID Foundation Launches OpenID Connect Certification Program

Google, Microsoft, Ping Identity, ForgeRock, Nomura Research Institute, and PayPal OpenID Connect Deployments First to Self-Certify Conformance RSA Conference 2015, San Francisco, CA – April 22, 2015 – Today the OpenID® Foundation introduced OpenID Connect Certification – a program that enables organizations to certify that their OpenID Connect implementations conform […]


The OpenID Foundation Launches the OpenID Connect Standard 27

Providing Increased Security, Usability, and Privacy on the Internet RSA 2014 and Mobile World Congress- San Francisco, CA, and Barcelona, Spain – Feb. 26, 2014 – The OpenID Foundation announced today that its membership has ratified the OpenID Connect standard.  Organizations and businesses can now use OpenID Connect to develop […]


OpenID Connect: Salesforce.com works with OIDF members to transform the future of enterprise identity 10

Since 1999, salesforce.com has been a driving force in enterprise cloud computing, sparking an “end of software” revolution that is now extending into the world of enterprise identity. At its annual Dreamforce conference last year, the company unveiled Salesforce Identity — a Cloud Identity and Access Management Platform that provides […]


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 Foundation Welcomes Intel as Newest Member

The OpenID Foundation (OIDF), the open standard community dedicated to driving the development and broad adoption of OpenID technology, today announced that the Intel Application Security and Identity Products Group has joined the Foundation. By joining the OIDF, Intel is demonstrating their support for OpenID as a solution of choice […]


Authenware Joins OpenID Foundation 6

Authenware today announced its membership in the OpenID Foundation – an industry organization aimed at protecting identities and intellectual property through the bolstering online security.  Through its membership, Authenware becomes part of a community of IT powerhouses that seeks to collectively build awareness of the emerging digital security pandemic. “The […]


Open Identity Exchange Launches at RSA 7

Washington, D.C. and San Francisco — March 3, 2010 — Industry leaders Google, PayPal, Equifax, VeriSign, Verizon, CA, and Booz Allen Hamilton today announced at the RSA Conference 2010 the formation of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) www.openidentityexchange.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to building trust in the exchange of online […]


Ping Identity Joins OpenID Foundation Board

Ping Identity®, the leader in Internet Identity Security, today announced it has joined the OpenID Foundation to help develop, promote and extend digital identity and choice on the Web.   Pam Dingle, a senior technical architect in Ping Identity’s Office of the CTO, will represent the company on the OpenID Foundation’s […]


Yahoo!, PayPal, Google, Equifax, AOL, VeriSign, Acxiom, Citi, Privo, Wave Systems Pilot Open Identity for Open Government 19

Gov 2.0 Conference – Washington, D.C. — September 9, 2009 — Ten industry leaders — Yahoo!, PayPal, Google, Equifax, AOL, VeriSign, Acxiom, Citi, Privo and Wave Systems — announced today they will support the first pilot programs designed for the American public to engage in open government — government that is […]