SIDI Hub Announces Roadmap to Drive Cross-Border Interoperability for Digital Identity

The OpenID Foundation is proud to be a founding member of the Sustainable and Interoperable Digital Identity (SIDI) Hub. Interoperability is crucial for a fair and inclusive digital society. By coordinating the digital identity activities already underway, and defining a governance structure for digital identity credentials, the SIDI Hub is helping accelerate the path to […]

Open for Comment “Human-Centric Identity: a primer for government officials”

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 privacy-preserving Digital Identity landscape. This […]

Aligning the Governance Rules and Technology Tools of Digital Identity: Solving Today’s Burning Business Problems

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 transactions. In 2018, the UK […]

Financial Data and Technology Association and OpenID Foundation in Global Agreement

Not-for-profits to campaign jointly on open finance initiatives The OpenID Foundation (OIDF), the international standardisation organisation which maintains a standard known as the Financial-grade API (FAPI), and the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA Global), the global trade association for companies working to promote ‘open finance’ and best practise financial data sharing, have signed a […]