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Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started

The OpenID eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 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 […]


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 […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core 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 […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification

The official voting period will be between Friday, March 6, 2020 and Friday, March 13, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Friday, February 28, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification Started

The OpenID MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core 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 […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 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 is a […]


OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance now has a dedicated home

The OpenID Foundation has started the new eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group, which will develop OpenID specifications for providing Relying Parties with identity information, i.e. Verified Claims, along with an explicit attestation of the verification status of those Claims (what, how, when, according to what rules, using what evidence). […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification

The official voting period will be between Monday, December 16, 2019 and Tuesday, January 7, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, December 16, 2019 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


“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 […]