OpenID Summit Tokyo 2020 and Side Events Registrations Are Open   Recently updated !

Every four years, OpenID Foundation Japan has an educational meeting called “OpenID Summit Tokyo”. The next one is coming up on January 24, 2020. This year it will be at a brand new venue called Shibuya Stream Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. The schedule is as follows: OpenID Summit Tokyo 2020 […]


OpenID Foundation Launches New Microsite Focused on Open Banking and Fintech Developers

The OpenID Foundation has launched a new microsite focused on global open banking initiatives and providing resources for fintech developers implementing the Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI). In 2017, the OpenID Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI) Working Group published specifications enabling high-security API access, suitable for accessing financial data and facilitating financial […]


OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance

This week the OpenID Foundation announced the approval of the Implementer’s Draft of the OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance specification. This new specification is a product of the OpenID Connect Working group. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. […]


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 first Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


Dispatch from Innotribe@Sibos 2019

Innotribe is always a dynamic and thought-provoking opportunity for voices from outside the finance industry to collaborate at Sibos. At this years Sibos-2019-London, I led a panel discussion of fintech and identity experts to exchange experiences and discuss opportunities as we develop and implement community-driven, open standards for digital identity […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 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 implementers of the specification. […]


Guest Blog: Implementing App-to-App Authorisation in OAuth2/OpenID Connect

What is app2app? App2app is a mechanism that allows mobile apps performing OAuth2 or OpenID Connect based authentication to offer a much simpler faster flow if the user already has an app provided by the authorization server owner installed on their mobile device. Here’s how it actually looks when I […]