OpenID Connect Logout Certifications Available

I’m pleased to announce that certification for RP logout implementations is now available. Give it a spin at https://openid.net/certification/logout_rp_testing/! This joins that OP logout certification that launched in August 2019, which is described at https://openid.net/certification/logout_op_testing/. Both are in pilot mode, and so certifications are currently available at no cost to […]


Announcing New OpenID Foundation Board Leadership in 2020

Thank you to all members who voted in the 2020 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. Per Foundation bylaws, three individual community board members are elected to the Board of Directors.  Nat Sakimura and John Bradley have an additional year remaining on their 2-year terms. I want […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification Started

The OpenID MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core 1.0 This would be the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This is the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification is a […]


Announcing the 2020 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 2020 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, […]


OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance now has a dedicated home

The OpenID Foundation has started the new eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group, which will develop OpenID specifications for providing Relying Parties with identity information, i.e. Verified Claims, along with an explicit attestation of the verification status of those Claims (what, how, when, according to what rules, using what evidence). […]


OpenID Summit Tokyo 2020 and Side Events Registrations Are Open

Every four years, OpenID Foundation Japan has an educational meeting called “OpenID Summit Tokyo”. The next one is coming up on January 24, 2020. This year it will be at a brand new venue called Shibuya Stream Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. The schedule is as follows: OpenID Summit Tokyo 2020 […]