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Cisco Joins the OpenID Foundation Board, Signaling the Importance of Shared Signals to a Future of Zero Trust   Recently updated !

Cisco has joined the OpenID Foundation as a sustaining member, effective November 2021. As Gail Hodges, the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation said, “Cisco has played a pivotal role in building networked systems that underpin the internet today. We are honored to have Cisco join the Board at this […]


The OpenID Foundation Welcomes Member’s Comments on Strategic Approach in 2022

Dear Members, The OpenID Foundation warmly welcomes comments from the membership on our strategic approach in 2022. Our standards development work in categories like OpenID Connect is mature while other working groups are just beginning. The adoption of OIDF standards and certification programs are enjoying the global market momentum, and […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshop — Thursday, December 9, 2021

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards. Technologists from member organizations will provide updates on all active OpenID Foundation Working Groups as well the OpenID Certification Program. The workshop will also include a session on the GAIN POC with Don Thibeau and […]


Global Assured Identity Network White Paper

The Global Assured Identity Network White Paper was the centerpiece of the OpenID Foundation’s  Chairman Nat Sakimura’s keynote at the European Identity Conference just a few days ago. His presentation can be found at https://nat.sakimura.org/2021/09/14/announcing-gain/. Nat describes GAIN as an overlay network on top of the Internet with all its participants identity proofed. […]


OpenID Foundation Announces Increases to Membership Dues in 2021

The OpenID Foundation is a non-profit international standardization organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting, and protecting OpenID technologies. Formed in June 2007, the Foundation serves as a public trust organization representing the open community of developers, vendors, and users. The Foundation assists the community by providing needed […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshop — April 29, 2021

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards. This workshop will provide updates on all active OpenID Foundation Working Groups as well the OpenID Certification Program. The workshop also highlights the Foundation’s partnership with the CARIN Alliance that is focused on enabling a […]


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 […]