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 […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop on Monday, October 16, 2017

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 Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Ping Identity, Yubico and others will update key issues and […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Two iGov Specifications

The official voting period will be between Friday, August 25 and Friday, September 1, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, August 21st for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period still […]


Five HEART Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Health Relationship Trust Profile for OAuth 2.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for OpenID Connect 1.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for User Managed Access 1.0 Health Relationship Trust Profile for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) OAuth 2.0 Scopes […]


Relying Party OpenID Certification Entering Production Phase

The OpenID Certification program for OpenID Connect Relying Parties has reached a level of maturity that the time has come to end the pilot phase, in which we were “testing the tests”. After August 8th, 2017, the Relying Party Certification program will join the OpenID Provider Certification program in production […]


FAPI Part 2 Implementer’s Draft Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved “Financial API – Part 2: Read and Write API Security Profile” as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. The specification is available at: http://openid.net/specs/openid-financial-api-part-2-ID1.html The voting results […]