In Praise of Kim Cameron

Much is made of attributes like “opinion leader”, “domain expert”, and “mentor”. Kim Cameron was all that and much more. Our colleague Joerg Resch has eloquently memorialized Kim’s many contributions to our industry as “fundamentally influencing the way we think about and deal with privacy and digital identity”. Not only […]


The OpenID Foundation Welcomes Member’s Comments on Strategic Approach in 2022

Dear Members, The OpenID Foundation warmly welcomes comments from the membership on our strategic approach in 2022. Our standards development work in categories like OpenID Connect is mature while other working groups are just beginning. The adoption of OIDF standards and certification programs are enjoying the global market momentum, and […]


Third 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 third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification is a […]


Third Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 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 third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


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

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 […]