OpenID Connect


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 first Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 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 implementers of the specification. […]


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

The official voting period will be between Monday, November 4, 2019 and Monday, November 11, 2019, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, October 28, 2019 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


Guest Blog: Implementing App-to-App Authorisation in OAuth2/OpenID Connect

What is app2app? App2app is a mechanism that allows mobile apps performing OAuth2 or OpenID Connect based authentication to offer a much simpler faster flow if the user already has an app provided by the authorization server owner installed on their mobile device. Here’s how it actually looks when I […]


Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of 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 note starts the 45-day public review period […]


Implementer’s Draft of FAPI Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Profile Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Financial-grade API: Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This is the first Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This […]


Public Review Period for FAPI Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Profile Started

The OpenID OpenID FAPI Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: Financial-grade API: Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication Profile An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review […]


Open Letter from the OpenID Foundation to Apple Regarding Sign In with Apple

June 27, 2019 Mr. Craig Federighi Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering One Apple Park Way Cupertino, CA 95014 RE: Open Letter from the OpenID Foundation to Apple Regarding Sign In with Apple Dear Mr. Federighi, The OpenID Foundation applauds Apple’s efforts to allow users to login to third-party […]


OpenID Connect Federation Progress

The OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 specification is being developed to enable large-scale federations to be deployed using OpenID Connect. It enables trust among federation participants to be established through signed statements made by federation operators and organizations about federation participants. The design of this specification builds upon the experiences gained […]