How GAIN Happens, Slowly Then All at Once

Most in the identity and open banking world aren’t paying attention or actively involved in the various GAIN initiatives since the white paper was published last fall. They are right to be skeptical. Technical and governance change, like any culture, happens relatively slowly. Standards are established, roles are defined, systems […]

Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Hybrid Workshop at Google – Monday, April 25, 2022

Workshop Overview OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current digital identity standards while offering a collaborative platform to openly address current trends and market opportunities. This OpenID Foundation Workshop includes a number of presentations focused on 2022 key initiatives for the Foundation as well as updates on […]

Introducing the Global Assured Identity Network (GAIN) Proof of Concept Community Group

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Assured Identity Network (GAIN) Proof of Concept Community Group, which aims to test the technical hypotheses underlying the “GAIN Digital Trust” white paper. Back in September 2021, more than 150 co-authors called for the creation of a globally […]

Global Assured Identity Network White Paper

The Global Assured Identity Network White Paper was the centerpiece of the OpenID Foundation’s  Chairman Nat Sakimura’s keynote at the European Identity Conference just a few days ago. His presentation can be found at Nat describes GAIN as an overlay network on top of the Internet with all its participants identity proofed. […]