IT:AD:OpenID

Summary

OpenID is:

  • an open standard targeted towards the consumer world for authenticating users against co-operating Sites/Relying-Parties, using 3rd party services.

OpenID Connect

IT:AD:OpenId Connect (OIDC) is the third generation of IT:AD:OpenID (OpenID 1.0 never got much commercial adoption, OpenID 2.0 offered excellent security when implemented properly, but relied on XML, as well as only usable for web apps and not native apps).

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