Mike Jones


OpenID Connect Federation Specification Resulting from a Year of Implementation Experience

The OpenID Foundation held three interop events for implementations of the OpenID Connect Federation specification during 2020. The learnings from each were used to iteratively refine the specification after each round, just as we did when developing OpenID Connect itself. The current specification is the result of the iterative rounds […]


FAPI 1.0 Part 1 and Part 2 are now Final Specifications

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Financial-grade API (FAPI) specifications as OpenID Final Specifications: Financial-grade API 1.0 – Part 1: Baseline Security Profile Financial-grade API 1.0 – Part 2: Advanced Security Profile A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is not subject […]


Resolution Thanking Don Thibeau for his Service

The OpenID Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved the following resolution, proposed by Mike Jones and seconded by John Bradley, thanking Don Thibeau for his service: Resolved: The OpenID Foundation board thanks Don Thibeau for his exemplary service to the OpenID Foundation and the worldwide identity community during his decade-long […]


First Implementer’s Drafts of Three FastFed Specifications Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following Fast Federation (FastFed) 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. These are […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect User Questioning API Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect User Questioning API 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 […]


Notice of Second Vote for Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of Three FastFed Specifications

The official voting period will be between Monday, December 14, 2020 and Wednesday, January 13, 2021, once the 45-day review of the specifications has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Monday, December 7, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect User Questioning API Specification

The official voting period will be between Monday, December 14, 2020 and Wednesday, January 13, 2021, following the 45-day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, December 7, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period […]


Notice of Vote for Proposed Final FAPI 1.0 Part 1 and Part 2 Specifications

The official voting period will be between Tuesday, December 29, 2020 and Tuesday, January 5, 2021, once the 60-day review of the specifications has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Monday, December 7, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with […]


OpenID Foundation Executive Director Job Description

The OpenID Foundation is seeking an Executive Director with the experience, skills, strategic vision, and commitment to advancing the Foundation’s open standards initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to lead a well-respected, member-driven, vendor-neutral, international standardization organization. The OpenID Foundation Executive Director (ED) reports directly to the Foundation’s Board of […]


Second 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 […]