OpenID Connect


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification

The official voting period will be between Friday, March 6, 2020 and Friday, March 13, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Friday, February 28, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


OpenID Connect Logout Certifications Available

I’m pleased to announce that certification for RP logout implementations is now available. Give it a spin at https://openid.net/certification/logout_rp_testing/! This joins that OP logout certification that launched in August 2019, which is described at https://openid.net/certification/logout_op_testing/. Both are in pilot mode, and so certifications are currently available at no cost to […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification Started

The OpenID MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core 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 […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 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 second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification is a […]


OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance now has a dedicated home

The OpenID Foundation has started the new eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group, which will develop OpenID specifications for providing Relying Parties with identity information, i.e. Verified Claims, along with an explicit attestation of the verification status of those Claims (what, how, when, according to what rules, using what evidence). […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification

The official voting period will be between Monday, December 16, 2019 and Tuesday, January 7, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, December 16, 2019 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


OpenID Foundation Launches New Microsite Focused on Open Banking and Fintech Developers

The OpenID Foundation has launched a new microsite focused on global open banking initiatives and providing resources for fintech developers implementing the Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI). In 2017, the OpenID Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI) Working Group published specifications enabling high-security API access, suitable for accessing financial data and facilitating financial […]


OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance

This week the OpenID Foundation announced the approval of the Implementer’s Draft of the OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance specification. This new specification is a product of the OpenID Connect Working group. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. […]


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. […]