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OIDF Welcomes Mastercard to the Board

The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) is thrilled to welcome Mastercard to the Board of Directors as a Sustaining Member. Since joining in 2022 as a Corporate Member, Mastercard has been involved in several OIDF Work Groups. The Foundation welcomes Mastercard as a global technology leader in the payments industry.  “Mastercard have

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Post-Quantum Identity Standards

Image generated by Dall-e At its pre-IIW workshop on Monday, April 14, the OpenID Foundation convened a panel on Post-Quantum Computing and Identity. The panelists included: Andrea D’Intino, Dyne.org Nancy Cam-Winget, Cisco John Bradley, Yubico Rick Byers, Google Gail Hodges, OpenID Foundation (moderator) This summary draws out general themes and

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Shared Signals: Enhanced Security for All

Last month, at the Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit in London, industry leaders showcased successful, interoperable implementations of the Shared Signals Framework (SSF) and Continuous Access Evaluation Profile (CAEP). This included Okta, SailPoint, and Cisco as well as security startups SGNL, VeriClouds, and Helisoft.  The SSF suite of standards

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Shared Signals: An Open Standard for Webhooks

New OpenID Foundation draft enables secure and privacy protected webhooks to power an “API-First” world Author: Atul Tulshibagwale   APIs are an increasingly important aspect of software today, and “API-First” is the mantra being followed in a lot of new software development. A critical aspect of efficient APIs is their

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Guest Blog: Financial-grade API (FAPI), Explained by an Implementer – Updated

NOTE: This article was updated to align to the FAPI 1.0 Final version which was published in March, 2021. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS BLOG IN PORTUGUESE Introduction Financial-grade API (FAPI) is a technical specification that Financial-grade API Working Group of OpenID Foundation has developed. It uses OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC) as its base and defines additional technical requirements

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