OpenID Connect Federation draft Incorporating Feedback from First Interop Event

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate feedback from developers participating in the first OpenID Connect Federation interop event, which was held online in June 2020. The primary change is to use either signed request objects (JAR) or pushed authorization requests (PAR) for client authentication of automatic […]


OpenID Foundation Announces FAPI-RW App2app Certification Launched

Global interoperability, a common cause among many national and industry groups, seems especially urgent these days, especially in matters of security. Interop requires open standards, a “best idea wins” debate among experts and patience, lots of patience. The Financial-Grade API Working Group has a singular focus on developing its security […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved 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 is the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshop — May 21, 2020

As highlighted in a recent blog, the OpenID Foundation remains committed to providing its members and the community-at-large updates on working groups as well as other key digital identity topics like open banking, signal sharing, etc. We are rescheduling the OIDF Workshop originally scheduled for today prior to IIW Spring 2020 to […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started

The OpenID eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 1.0 This would be the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to […]


Public Review Period for Three Proposed FastFed Implementer’s Drafts

The OpenID Fast Federation (FastFed) Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: FastFed Core 1.0 FastFed Basic SAML Profile 1.0 FastFed Basic SCIM Profile 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This […]


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

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) 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 second Implementer’s Draft of this […]