Yearly Archives: 2022


Notice of Vote for Proposed Final OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The official voting period will be between Monday, September 5, 2022 and Monday, September 12, 2022, once the 60-day review of the specifications has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Friday, August 26, 2022 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with […]


Notice of Vote for Second Proposed RISC Profile Implementer’s Draft

The official voting period will be between Saturday, August 20, 2022 and Saturday, August 27, 2022, once the 45-day review of the specification has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Friday, August 12, 2022 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with […]


The OpenID Foundation Publishes Whitepaper “Open Banking and Open Data: Ready to Cross Borders?”

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share their 1st Editor’s Draft of the whitepaper, “Open Banking and Open Data: Ready to Cross Borders?”.  This whitepaper has been written for open data technologists, entrepreneurs and regulators. The whitepaper offers an overview of the global open data landscape and makes a hypothesis […]


OpenID Foundation Publishes “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data” Whitepaper

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share their 1st Editor’s Draft of the whitepaper, “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data”.  This whitepaper has been written for technologists in the public and private health sectors that are trying to deliver “Open Health”, by helping […]


Public Review Period for Proposed Final OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Final Specifications: OpenID Connect Session Management 1.0 OpenID Connect Front-Channel Logout 1.0 OpenID Connect Back-Channel Logout 1.0 OpenID Connect RP-Initiated Logout 1.0 A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is […]


Public Review Period for Second Proposed RISC Profile Implementer’s Draft

The OpenID Shared Signals and Events (SSE) Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID RISC Profile Specification 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 […]


How GAIN Happens, Slowly Then All at Once

Most in the identity and open banking world aren’t paying attention or actively involved in the various GAIN initiatives since the white paper was published last fall. They are right to be skeptical. Technical and governance change, like any culture, happens relatively slowly. Standards are established, roles are defined, systems […]


OpenID Foundation Publishes “OpenID for Verifiable Credentials” Whitepaper

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share its new whitepaper, “OpenID for Verifiable Credentials”. The goal of this whitepaper is to inform and educate the readers about the work on the OpenID for Verifiable Credentials (OpenID4VC) specifications family. It addresses use-cases referred to as Self-Sovereign Identity, Decentralized Identity, or User-Centric […]