Monthly Archives: December 2021


Announcing the 2022 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 2022 election schedule. Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the development and adoption of open identity standards as well as the […]


First Public Review Period for OpenID Connect SIOPV2 and OIDC4VP Specifications Started

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Self-Issued OpenID Provider v2 OpenID Connect for Verifiable Presentations These would be the first Implementer’s Drafts of these specifications. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers […]


First Public Review Period for Initiating User Registration via OpenID Connect Started

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Initiating User Registration via OpenID Connect This would be the first 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 […]


eKYC & Identity Assurance Interop Event Update

The eKYC and Identity Assurance (eKYC & IDA) working group is developing extensions to OpenID Connect that standardize the communication of assured identity information, i.e., verified claims along with trust framework and assurance level as well as information about how and when the verification was done. The core of that […]


Okta Joins the OpenID Foundation Board to Further Advance Open Identity Standards

The OpenID Foundation is delighted to welcome Okta to the Board, an elevation of their membership status since Okta and Auth0 joined forces in May 2021. “Okta and Auth0 are long-standing contributors and thought leaders in all aspects of the identity industry. We are thrilled for Okta and Auth0 to […]


In Praise of Kim Cameron

Much is made of attributes like “opinion leader”, “domain expert”, and “mentor”. Kim Cameron was all that and much more. Our colleague Joerg Resch has eloquently memorialized Kim’s many contributions to our industry as “fundamentally influencing the way we think about and deal with privacy and digital identity”. Not only […]