Certification


The UK Open Banking Implementation Entity Adopts the OpenID Foundation Financial-Grade API (FAPI) Specification & Certification Program

The 2018 Identiverse Conference provided a timely catalyst for representatives of the OpenID Foundation and the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) to announce their collaboration on the Financial-grade API (FAPI) specification. The Identiverse stage provided an ideal venue to emphasize the importance of building on the award winning OpenID Certification […]


OpenID Certification Expanding to FAPI Specs

Announcement: The OpenID Foundation announced today it will continue expanding the scope of its award-winning OpenID Certification program, adding new profiles and capabilities.  The new Form Post Response Mode profiles were launched this week during the Identiverse conference.  The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce its plans to expand the […]


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 […]


Adoption Momentum – OpenAthens Latest to Achieve OpenID Certification

I’m pleased to report that the OpenID Certification Program continues to be a driver of OpenID Connect global adoption. We end 2017 with over 200 certifications of 70 implementations. Additional requests arrive on a weekly basis. RP certification requests have followed suit since we put the RP test into production […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 Path Forward for Self-Certification

The increasing adoption of OpenID Connect deployments has required the OpenID Foundation to develop new certification models that support the practical business, legal and technical realities of today’s Internet scale deployments. Throughout 2015, the pilot phase of OpenID Connect self-certification has been testing the efficiencies, cost effectiveness and trustworthiness of […]