Yearly Archives: 2019


Welcoming New OpenID Foundation Vice-Chairman   Recently updated !

Before I welcome our new Vice-Chairman, on behalf of the OpenID Foundation, I would like to thank Adam Dawes of Google who has served on the Board of Directors for years as Vice-Chairman. Adam’s contributions to the board, the community and his leadership of Working Groups, most recently the groundbreaking […]


Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started   Recently updated !

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of 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 note starts the 45-day public review period […]


OpenID Certification Program Expands with the Release of Financial-grade API Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile (FAPI-CIBA) Certification

The OpenID Foundation announced today its expansion of the OpenID Certification program with conformance testing and self-certification of Financial-grade API Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile (FAPI-CIBA) OpenID Providers. The ability to self-certify FAPI-CIBA implementations builds on the availability and success of Financial-grade API (FAPI) certifications whereby a number of vendors […]


Implementer’s Draft of FAPI Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Profile Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Financial-grade API: Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile 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 […]


Implementer’s Drafts of Two EAP Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Enhanced Authentication Profile (EAP) specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID Connect Token Bound Authentication 1.0 OpenID Connect Extended Authentication Profile (EAP) ACR Values 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop at Verizon Media on Monday, September 30, 2019

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards. The workshops provide updates on all OpenID Foundation working groups as well the OpenID Certification Program.  Please note  we’ve added a technology leaders discussion on key digital identity topics to the agenda. The goal is to encourage […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of FAPI Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Profile

The official voting period will be between Friday, August 16 and Friday, August 23, 2019, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open early on Friday, August 9, providing for a two-week voting period. The FAPI working group page is https://openid.net/wg/fapi/. […]


Public Review Period for FAPI Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Profile Started

The OpenID OpenID FAPI Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Financial-grade API: Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review […]


Open Letter from the OpenID Foundation to Apple Regarding Sign In with Apple

June 27, 2019 Mr. Craig Federighi Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering One Apple Park Way Cupertino, CA 95014 RE: Open Letter from the OpenID Foundation to Apple Regarding Sign In with Apple Dear Mr. Federighi, The OpenID Foundation applauds Apple’s efforts to allow users to login to third-party […]