Public Review Period for Three RISC Specifications Started

The OpenID Risk and Incident Sharing and Coordination (RISC) Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID RISC Profile of IETF Security Events 1.0 OpenID RISC Event Types 1.0 OAuth Event Types 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual […]

OpenID Certification program wins 2018 Identity Innovation Award

I’m very pleased to report that the OpenID Certification program has won the 2018 Identity Innovation Award at the IDnext conference. While the OpenID Connect standard won the 2012 European Identity Award for best innovation/new standard and has been widely deployed since then, a standard is only as good as […]

OpenID Foundation Board 2018 Election Results

Thank you to all who voted in the 2018 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. As per our bylaws, three individual board members represent the membership and the community at large.  The terms of John Bradley and Mike Jones have one additional year remaining on their […]

OpenID Connect Federation draft 04

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate the following changes: Changed client metadata names scopes to rp_scopes and claims to rp_claims. Added Open Issues appendix. Added additional references. Editorial improvements. Added standard Notices section, which is present in all OpenID specifications. The specification is available at […]

Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop at Oracle on Monday, April 2, 2018

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide insight and influence on important Internet identity standards. The workshops provide updates on the work happening within OpenID Foundation working groups as well as updates on the OpenID Certification Program. Leading technologists from Oracle, Microsoft, Google, Ping Identity, Yubico, Verizon and others will update key issues and discuss […]

Women In Identity Event – January 29, 2018

Women In Identity (WiD) kicked off at Identiverse in Chicago in June 2017. We were wondering at the time how many people would turn up…….we shouldn’t have been concerned because it was a fantastic success and there was standing room only! In June we also launched our website, twitter handle @womeninID and Linkedin group. Please do […]

Announcing the 2018 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Member Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity.  This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board member 2018 election schedule.  Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the creation and adoption of open identity standards. Per our bylaws, […]

Adoption Momentum – OpenAthens Latest to Achieve OpenID Certification

I’m pleased to report that the OpenID Certification Program continues to be a driver of OpenID Connect global adoption. We end 2017 with over 200 certifications of 70 implementations. Additional requests arrive on a weekly basis. RP certification requests have followed suit since we put the RP test into production […]