A recent US NIST announcement describes the newly formed OIDF International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) Working Group which is an international public and private sector collaboration that will develop an interoperable profile of OpenID Connect to allow users to authenticate and share consented attribute information in a consistent and user-centric […]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) located within the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has joined the OpenID Foundation (OIDF). ONC is the principal federal entity charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement and utilize […]
by Don Thibeau There has been much discussion lately about the US National Strategy on Trusted Identity in Cyberspace, NSTIC. This is a summary of some key developments. Last week in Washington DC, a series of workshops addressed various aspects of the evolving US NIST. The first focused on use […]
Announce availability of joint white paper: “Open Trust Frameworks for Open Government“ Washington, D.C.—August 13, 2009–The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and the Information Card Foundation (ICF) announced today they have published a white paper outlining their approach to open trust frameworks for certification under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Trust Framework […]
This is an interview framed by Chris Messina, an OpenID board member and elected community representative with Don Thibeau, Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation.