Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Hybrid Workshop at Google on Monday, April 15, 2024

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current digital identity standards while offering a collaborative platform to openly address current trends and market opportunities. This OpenID Foundation Workshop includes a number of presentations focused on 2024 Foundation strategic initiatives as well as updates on active working groups. Workshop Details Thank you […]

Public Review Period for Proposed Implementer’s Draft of OpenID for Verifiable Credential Issuance

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID for Verifiable Credential Issuance 1.0 This would be the first Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the […]

SIDI Hub Announces Roadmap to Drive Cross-Border Interoperability for Digital Identity

The OpenID Foundation is proud to be a founding member of the Sustainable and Interoperable Digital Identity (SIDI) Hub. Interoperability is crucial for a fair and inclusive digital society. By coordinating the digital identity activities already underway, and defining a governance structure for digital identity credentials, the SIDI Hub is helping accelerate the path to […]

Formal Security Analysis of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials

The first in-depth security analysis of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials has been completed, with the goal of increasing confidence in the security of these specifications. The formal security analysis includes the protocols OpenID for Verifiable Credential Issuance (OID4VCI) and OpenID for Verifiable Presentations (OID4VP), both part of the OpenID for Verifiable Credentials family.  The formal […]

2024 OpenID Foundation Board of Directors Election Results

I want to personally thank all OpenID Foundation members who voted in the 2024 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation board of directors. Please note that the OpenID Foundation board of directors unanimously approved updated Bylaws at a board meeting on November 16, 2023, with full details, including a summary of updates, found here. Per […]

OpenID Foundation Comments on CFPB Rule 1033 Regarding Open Banking

Blog authored by Mark Haine. The OpenID Foundation submitted comments to the CFPB on the recent Open Banking rule 1033 on Friday, December 29, 2023. The cover note to the CFPB is provided in full below, and the detailed comments can be viewed here.  We are proud to support the CFPB in their due diligence […]

Call for Participation: Demonstrate Interoperability of your CAEP Implementations

Published December 21, 2023, revised January 6, 2024. Note: The deadline for indicating interest in the CAEP Interoperability Event has been extended from January 6, 2024 to January 12, 2024. The OpenID Foundation, in partnership with Gartner, would like to invite you to participate in an interoperability event where different implementers can demonstrate the compatibility […]

Second Errata Set for OpenID Connect Specifications Approved

Errata to the following specifications have been approved by a vote of the OpenID Foundation members: OpenID Connect Core 1.0 – Defines the core OpenID Connect functionality: authentication built on top of OAuth 2.0 and the use of Claims to communicate information about the End-User OpenID Connect Discovery 1.0 – Defines how Relying Parties dynamically […]

The Importance of OpenID Foundation Shared Signals Framework

Published December, 2023, revised February 14, 2024 to confirm interoperability demonstration at Gartner IAM conference held in London, UK. Blog authored by Apoorva Deshpande, Engineering Leader, Okta. The OpenID Foundation Shared Signals Framework (SSF) is an emerging and promising standard for sharing security signals between trusted parties. It has the potential to play a significant […]

Announcing the 2024 OpenID Foundation Community Representatives Election

This is to announce the 2024 OpenID Foundation Community Representatives election schedule. Those elected will help guide the Foundation’s efforts in facilitating the development and adoption of important open identity standards enabling global interoperability as well as the strategic direction of the Foundation. Please note that the OpenID Foundation board of directors unanimously approved updated Bylaws […]