Public Review Period for Two Proposed iGov Implementer’s Drafts

The OpenID iGov Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) for OAuth 2.0 International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) for OpenID Connect 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Three FAPI Specifications

The official voting period will be between Tuesday, October 15, 2018 and Tuesday, October 22, 2018, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Tuesday, October 8, 2018 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop at VMware on Monday, October 22, 2018   Recently updated !

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide insight and influence on important Internet identity standards. The workshops provide updates on the work happening within OpenID Foundation working groups as well as updates on the OpenID Certification Program. Leading technologists from VMware, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Yubico, Verizon and others will update key issues and […]


Proposed Revisions to OpenID IPR Policy Document

Dear OpenID Foundation Members, Over the last year, the OpenID Foundation Executive Committee and the Board of Directors undertook a comprehensive update to key OpenID Foundation policy and legal documents to ensure they are current. As part of this update, proposed updates to the IPR Policy were made. The changes […]


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


How do working groups work?

As the scope of the OpenID Foundation’s work has expanded and the number of working groups and participants has grown, we periodically get questions about how OpenID Foundation working groups work. I’ve created a new “How do working groups work?” page to provide readily available answers to some of these […]


The UK Open Banking Implementation Entity Adopts the OpenID Foundation Financial-Grade API (FAPI) Specification & Certification Program

The 2018 Identiverse Conference provided a timely catalyst for representatives of the OpenID Foundation and the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) to announce their collaboration on the Financial-grade API (FAPI) specification. The Identiverse stage provided an ideal venue to emphasize the importance of building on the award winning OpenID Certification […]


Three RISC Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID RISC Profile of IETF Security Events 1.0 OpenID RISC Event Types 1.0 OAuth Event Types 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. These […]