OpenID Connect Relying Party Certification Adoption

The adoption of the new OpenID Connect Relying Party (RP) Certification has exceeded our expectations – especially the surprising number of early adopters who tested a wide variety of implementations. The tests were improved at an accelerating rate, with many organizations actively “testing the tests”. All of the OpenID Foundation’s […]


2017 OpenID Foundation Board of Directors Election Results

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to welcome Ashish Jain of VMware as the new board representative for the corporate class of members, Ashish has been elected to a one-year term. Thanks to Dale Olds, also of VMware, for his service in the past year in this role. Dale was most […]


Review of Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Session Management – Defines how to manage OpenID Connect sessions, including postMessage-based logout functionality Front-Channel Logout – Defines a front-channel logout mechanism that does not use an OP iframe on RP pages Back-Channel Logout – […]


BibXML Files for OpenID Specifications

Axel Nennker had suggested that the OpenID Foundation provide BibXML files for its specifications. He not only suggested this, but also provided a starting point by providing BibXML files for three OpenID Connect specifications. I’m pleased to report that these BibXML files are now available for use: http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Core.xml http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Discovery.xml http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Registration.xml […]


Guest Blog: OpenID Connect Relying Party Certification for mod_auth_openidc   Recently updated !

A Note from the Executive Director  Hans Zandbelt’s blog reflects the kind of initiative that makes the OpenID Foundation a valuable resource for its members and the community at large. The OpenID Foundation Certification Program aims to promote interoperability among implementations. With over 100 certifications to date, self certification has proven […]


Announcing the 2017 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 2017 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 Certification Adoption Continues – Well Done Symantec!

Congratulations to the Symantec Identity team on the certification of it’s expanding OpenID Connect capabilities and their registration on the OIXnet registry.  This would not have been possible without the vision and pioneering leadership of Nico Popp and the sustained support of Open Identity Exchange Vice Chairman Paul Agbabian and Brian […]