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”   Recently updated !

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 […]


OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core is now a Final Specification

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following MODRNA specification as an OpenID Final Specification: OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow – Core 1.0 A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is not subject to further revision. The Final Specification is available at: https://openid.net/specs/openid-client-initiated-backchannel-authentication-core-1_0-final.html […]


OpenID Foundation Hosting Workshop at EIC 2021

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce it is hosting a workshop at EIC 2021 in Munich. The Foundation’s workshop is part of the pre-conference workshops at EIC on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 9am-1pm CEST. As EIC hybrid event, the workshop is available to those participating virtually as well. […]


Shared Signals: An Open Standard for Webhooks

New OpenID Foundation draft enables secure and privacy protected webhooks to power an “API-First” world Author: Atul Tulshibagwale   APIs are an increasingly important aspect of software today, and “API-First” is the mantra being followed in a lot of new software development. A critical aspect of efficient APIs is their […]