Global Assured Identity Network White Paper

The Global Assured Identity Network White Paper was the centerpiece of the OpenID Foundation’s  Chairman Nat Sakimura’s keynote at the European Identity Conference just a few days ago. His presentation can be found at https://nat.sakimura.org/2021/09/14/announcing-gain/. Nat describes GAIN as an overlay network on top of the Internet with all its participants identity proofed. […]


Third Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 This would be the third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This […]


Third Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started   Recently updated !

The OpenID eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 1.0 This would be the third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to […]


OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core is now a Final Specification

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following MODRNA specification as an OpenID Final Specification: OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow – Core 1.0 A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is not subject to further revision. The Final Specification is available at: https://openid.net/specs/openid-client-initiated-backchannel-authentication-core-1_0-final.html […]


OpenID Foundation Hosting Workshop at EIC 2021

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce it is hosting a workshop at EIC 2021 in Munich. The Foundation’s workshop is part of the pre-conference workshops at EIC on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 9am-1pm CEST. As EIC hybrid event, the workshop is available to those participating virtually as well. […]


Shared Signals: An Open Standard for Webhooks

New OpenID Foundation draft enables secure and privacy protected webhooks to power an “API-First” world Author: Atul Tulshibagwale   APIs are an increasingly important aspect of software today, and “API-First” is the mantra being followed in a lot of new software development. A critical aspect of efficient APIs is their […]


Implementer’s Drafts of Two SSE Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Shared Signals and Events (SSE) specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID Shared Signals and Events Framework Specification OpenID Continuous Access Evaluation Profile An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. These […]


Notice of Vote for Proposed FAPI Grant Management Implementer’s Draft

The official voting period will be between Monday, August 30, 2021 and Monday, September 6, 2021, once the 45-day review of the specification has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with […]


Notice of Vote for Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of Two SSE Specifications

The voting period will be between Friday, July 23, 2021 and Friday, August 6, 2021, once the 45-day review of the specifications has been completed. The Shared Signals and Events (SSE) working group page is https://openid.net/wg/sse/. If you’re not already a member, or if your membership has expired, please consider […]