Papers about the OpenID Foundation and the Identity industry
The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce that the “Human-Centric Digital Identity: for Government Officials” whitepaper is now available, with this final version co-branded by twelve non-profit organisations. This paper offers a broad view of the global digital identity landscape, key considerations for government officials, and the path ahead to
We are delighted to announce the joint publication of “GAIN in 2023” which is a collaboration between six organizations who continue to pursue the vision of interoperable high trust identity networks, as articulated in the “GAIN Digital Trust” paper, published in 2021 by 156 independent identity industry experts and stakeholders.
Government officials, policymakers, technologists, legal scholars, and human rights advocates are invited to offer feedback on a new white paper “Human-Centric Identity: a primer for government officials”. This follows the publication of “Government-issued Digital Credentials and the Privacy Landscape” (Flanagan, 2023), which delved into challenges of creating a globally viable
Published May 4, 2023, revised August 25th 2023. Version 1.1 of this paper was published August 25, 2023 to include a narrow set of corrections submitted by the cobranding organizations, and incorporated at the discretion of the editor. Revision history is available upon request. The OpenID Foundation is pleased announce
Policymakers, technologists, and privacy advocates are invited to offer their feedback on the new white paper, “Government-issued Digital Credentials and the Privacy Landscape.” This paper, published in part by the OpenID Foundation, Kantara Initiative, and the Secure Identity Alliance, and including contributions from several individuals, seeks to engage and inspire
The number of Open Data ecosystems and industries covered is constantly growing and very soon people around the world will expect free and open access to their data across a wide range of use cases. But today, these ecosystems end at national or regional borders. The OpenID Foundation is pleased
OpenID Foundation Publishes “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data” Whitepaper
The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share their 1st Editor’s Draft of the whitepaper, “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data”. This whitepaper has been written for technologists in the public and private health sectors that are trying to deliver “Open Health”, by helping
Comparison of Available FAPI Profiles and Recommendations for New Markets Looking to Implement FAPI as their Security Profile
Financial-grade API (FAPI) ProfilesComparison of Available FAPI Profiles and Recommendations for New Markets Looking to Implement FAPI as their Security Profile This paper provides a comparison of available FAPI profiles and recommendations for new markets looking to implement FAPI as their security profile.
The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share its new whitepaper, “OpenID for Verifiable Credentials”. The goal of this whitepaper is to inform and educate the readers about the work on the OpenID for Verifiable Credentials (OpenID4VC) specifications family. It addresses use-cases referred to as Self-Sovereign Identity, Decentralized Identity, or User-Centric
The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share its new whitepaper, “Open Banking, Open Data and Financial-Grade APIs”. The paper documents the international movement towards Open Banking, Open Finance, and secure, consent driven access to all user data. It describes the OpenID Foundation and in particular the Financial-Grade API (FAPI) Working Group’s