Yearly Archives: 2019


Implementer’s Drafts of Four HEART Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Health Relationship Trust (HEART) specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Health Relationship Trust Profile for OAuth 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) OAuth 2.0 Scopes Health Relationship Trust Profile for User-Managed Access 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop at Verizon Media on Monday, April 29, 2019   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 Verizon Media, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Yubico, Verizon and others will update key issues […]


OpenID Certification Program Expansion and Fee Update

The OpenID Foundation launched the OpenID Certification Program in 2015. The Program enables organizations to certify that their OpenID Connect implementations conform to specified profiles of the OpenID Connect standard. The certification program is a tool to help ensure that implementations by different parties will interoperate. It provides assurance to […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Four HEART Specifications

The official voting period will be between Monday, March 4, 2019 and Monday, March 11, 2019, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, February 25, 2019 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


OpenID Foundation Board Leadership in 2019

Thank you to all who voted in the 2019 election for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. Per our bylaws, three individual community board members are elected.  The term of George Fletcher has an additional year remaining on his 2-year term. I want to thank George for his continued service. […]


Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow – Core 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 […]


Implementer’s Drafts of Two iGov Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) 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 […]


Public Review Period for Four HEART Specifications Started

The OpenID HEART Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Health Relationship Trust Profile for OAuth 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) OAuth 2.0 Scopes Health Relationship Trust Profile for User-Managed Access 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for Fast Healthcare […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core

The official voting period will be between Monday, January 28 and Monday, February 4, 2019, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open early on Monday, January 21, providing for a two-week voting period. The MODRNA working group page is http://openid.net/wg/mobile/. […]


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 […]