Announcing the 2019 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Members Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity.  This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board members 2019 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, three […]


Notice of Vote for Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of Two iGov Specifications

The official voting period will be between Thursday, January 17 and Thursday, January 24, 2019. The 45 day review of the specifications has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open early on Thursday, January 10, providing for a two-week voting period. The International Government Assurance Profile […]


Implementer’s Drafts of Three FAPI Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Financial-grade API (FAPI) specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Financial-grade API — Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile Financial-grade API — Part 2: Read & Write API Security Profile Financial-grade API — JWT Secured Authorization Response Mode for OAuth 2.0 (JARM) An […]


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

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 […]