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The 7 Laws of Identity Standards   Recently updated !

The OpenID Foundation is proud to participate in the first ever ‘Identity Management Day,’ an annual awareness event that will take place on the second Tuesday in April each year. The inaugural Identity Management Day is April 13, 2021. Founded by the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), the mission of Identity Management Day […]


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 […]


Guest Blog: SecureAuth’s OpenID Foundation Membership Drives Interoperability and Authentication for Customer Identity Security Across Cloud and Mobile

Today, SecureAuth is an official member of the OpenID Foundation a non-profit international standardization organization committed to enabling, promoting and protecting OpenID technologies. As a distinguished member of the Foundation, SecureAuth also now has a voice in the elections for the governing body. SecureAuth Innovation Labs is dedicated to actively […]


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 […]


The Identity, Unlocked “eKYC with Mark Haine” Podcast Now Live

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to sponsor the Identity, Unlocked podcast. This week’s episode “eKYC with Mark Haine” features host Vittorio Bertocci and special guest Mark Haine. The episode focuses on the work of the OpenID Foundation’s eKYC & Identity Assurance Working Group. Mark Haine is the Director at considrd.consulting […]


Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and OpenID Foundation in Liaison Agreement on eKYC & IDA for Legal Entities

The OpenID Foundation (OIDF), the international standards development organization which maintains the OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance (OIDC4IDA) standard, and the Japanese Government’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) have signed a liaison agreement to work together. Under the agreement, METI will lead policy efforts to implement identity assurance […]


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 […]


OpenID Foundation to Sponsor Auth0’s Identity, Unlocked Podcast

Highly-rated identity specifications and trends podcast concludes season one; season two to launch in January 2021   BELLEVUE, Wash. – Dec. 17, 2020 – Auth0, the identity platform for application teams, today announced that the OpenID Foundation will be the exclusive sponsor for season two of Auth0’s flagship podcast ‘Identity, Unlocked,’ scheduled to release in […]


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 […]