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Collaboration at the Core: The OpenID Foundation and the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity Host Conformance and Certification Workshop

The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and our development partner, the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE), recently hosted a workshop focused on Financial-grade API (FAPI) conformance and certification. It was a deep dive into the technical interface of our open, global standard with the OBIE’s functional UK standard. Our success metrics: […]


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 […]


Flatten the Curve: OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshops to Continue Momentum and Progress

In the face of the global health crisis, the OpenID Foundation remains committed to providing its members and the community at large updates on the ongoing work of the Foundation’s Working Groups as well as other current digital identity topics including open banking. We’ve redoubled our engagement with members, liaison […]


Announcing New OpenID Foundation Board Leadership in 2020

Thank you to all members who voted in the 2020 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. Per Foundation bylaws, three individual community board members are elected to the Board of Directors.  Nat Sakimura and John Bradley have an additional year remaining on their 2-year terms. I want […]


Announcing the 2020 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Member Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity. This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board member 2020 election schedule. Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the creation and adoption of open identity standards. Per our bylaws, […]


“Plays Well with Others”, the OpenID Foundation Recognized as a Global Top 10 Influencing Organization in Digital Identity

The OpenID Foundation has been recognized in the recently published The Digital Identity Report – The Global Opportunity for Verified Citizen & Consumer ID, as one of the top 10 global digital identity-influencing organizations that includes the OpenID Foundation. Alan Goode, founder and CEO of Goode Intelligence and author of the […]


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. […]


Welcoming New OpenID Foundation Vice-Chairman

Before I welcome our new Vice-Chairman, on behalf of the OpenID Foundation, I would like to thank Adam Dawes of Google who has served on the Board of Directors for years as Vice-Chairman. Adam’s contributions to the board, the community and his leadership of Working Groups, most recently the groundbreaking […]