Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshop — Thursday, December 9, 2021   Recently updated !

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards. Technologists from member organizations will provide updates on all active OpenID Foundation Working Groups as well the OpenID Certification Program. The workshop will also include a session on the GAIN POC with Don Thibeau and […]


Opportunity to Join the OpenID Foundation Certification Team

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce that it is looking to add a part-time member to the successful OpenID Certification program team. The OpenID Foundation enables deployments of OpenID Connect and the Financial-grade API (FAPI) to be certified to specific conformance profiles to promote interoperability among implementations. Later in 2021, the Foundation will […]


Announcing the GAIN POC Pre-launch “Listening Tour”

As a follow up to our blog announcement on September 20th heralding our plans to host the Global Assured Identity Network POC, we are delighted to kickoff our GAIN POC pre-launch “listening tour.”   The objective of these sessions is to gather input for shaping the Community Group program targeted to launch […]


Implementer’s Draft of FAPI Grant Management Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Financial-grade API (FAPI) specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Grant Management for OAuth 2.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. The Implementer’s Draft is available at: https://openid.net/specs/fapi-grant-management-ID1.html The voting […]


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

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 […]