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Update on OpenID Foundation Leadership Transition

Dear OpenID Foundation Members: This is to update the OpenID Foundation community on our leadership transition and plans for 2021. We’ve enlisted the support of Women in Identity, IDPro and other groups to insure a broad international search and a diversity of backgrounds for the Foundation’s next Executive Director. Our […]


Announcing the 2021 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Members Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity. This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board members 2021 election schedule. Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the creation and adoption of open identity standards. Per the Foundation’s […]


OpenID Foundation Follow-up to ACDS on CDS

November 18, 2020 Mr Andrew Stevens Chairman, Consumer Data Standards Australia Mr Paul Franklin Executive General Manager, Consumer Data Right, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Ms Kate O’Rourke Principal Advisor, The Treasury, Australia Mr Daniel McAuliffe Project Lead, Consumer Data Right, The Treasury, Australia   RE: OpenID Foundation Follow-up to […]


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 […]


The OpenID Foundation and the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity Hosting a Workshop Focused on Financial-grade API (FAPI) and Third Party Providers (TPPs)

View the workshop recording in its entirety here.   The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and our development partner, the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE), continue our collaboration in outreach to the fintech community via workshops in hosting another workshop on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 1pm UTC. This next event […]


OpenID Foundation Deepens Partnership with Financial Data Exchange on Adoption of New Security Standards

OpenID Foundation Chairman, Nat Sakimura, presented a keynote at the Financial Data Exchange’s (FDX) Global Summit Fall 2020. Nat’s keynote, “Global Adoption of FAPI Among Open Banking Standards… And Beyond”, highlighted the growing adoption momentum of the Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI) security profile and the high quality of self-certified implementations […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Virtual Workshop — Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards. This virtual workshop is a reschedule of the planned face-to-face workshop prior to IIW Fall 2020. This workshop includes a panel discussion on the Foundation’s ongoing relationship and efforts with the Financial Data Exchange focused […]


Open Digital Trust Initiative: A Proposal for Financial Institutions to Use an Open Standards Protocol to Verify Identity, Protect Privacy and Build Trust

In the digital space, people need new solutions to know the identity of who they are dealing with and whether or not they can trust them. A number of initiatives are working on the future of digital identity. Some of them are government-led while others are linked to specific private […]