Working Group


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 […]


The eKYC & IDA Working Group Welcomes the Proposal of the European Commission to Extend the Scope of eIDAS Trust Services

The eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group (eKYC & IDA WG) of the OpenID Foundation welcomes the proposal of the Commission to extend the scope of eIDAS trust services by introducing a new trust service for identification, authentication and for the provision of attributes, credentials and attestations and allowing the […]


OpenID Connect Federation Draft Incorporating Feedback from First Interop Event

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate feedback from developers participating in the first OpenID Connect Federation interop event, which was held online in June 2020. The primary change is to use either signed request objects (JAR) or pushed authorization requests (PAR) for client authentication of automatic […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 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 […]


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: […]


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

The official voting period will be between Monday, May 11, 2020 and Monday, May 18, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, May 4, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


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 […]


Notice of Vote for Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of Three FastFed Specifications

The official voting period will be between Thursday, April 30, 2020 and Thursday, May 7, 2020, once the 45 day review of the specifications has been completed. For the convenience of members, voting will actually begin on Thursday, April 23, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, […]


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 […]