Public Review Period for Four MODRNA Specifications Started

The OpenID Foundation MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID Connect MODRNA Authentication Profile 1.0, draft 06 OpenID Connect Account Porting, draft 07 OpenID Connect User Questioning API 1.0, draft 10 OpenID Connect MODRNA Client initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow 1.0, draft 03 An […]

Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop on Monday, May 1, 2017   Recently updated !

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide early insight and influence on important open identity standards like OpenID Connect.  These workshops provide updates on the OpenID Certification Program as well as updates on OpenID Foundation Working Groups. The workshop will review the interface of the MODRNA (Mobile Profile of OpenID Connect) and the GSMA’s […]

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: 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 […]

2017 OpenID Foundation Board of Directors Election Results

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to welcome Ashish Jain of VMware as the new board representative for the corporate class of members, Ashish has been elected to a one-year term. Thanks to Dale Olds, also of VMware, for his service in the past year in this role. Dale was most […]

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 – […]

BibXML Files for OpenID Specifications

Axel Nennker had suggested that the OpenID Foundation provide BibXML files for its specifications. He not only suggested this, but also provided a starting point by providing BibXML files for three OpenID Connect specifications. I’m pleased to report that these BibXML files are now available for use: […]

Guest Blog: OpenID Connect Relying Party Certification for mod_auth_openidc

A Note from the Executive Director  Hans Zandbelt’s blog reflects the kind of initiative that makes the OpenID Foundation a valuable resource for its members and the community at large. The OpenID Foundation Certification Program aims to promote interoperability among implementations. With over 100 certifications to date, self certification has proven […]