# OpenID Connect
OpenID Connect (OIDC) is an authentication protocol based on the OAuth 2.0 protocol. OAuth 2.0 is a framework designed to support the development of authentication and authorisation protocols. It provides a variety of standardised message flows based on JSON and HTTP, used by OIDC to provide identity services. OIDC aims to support end-user authentication and identity information on top of the OAuth 2.0 protocol.
# Signicat OIDC server
Signicat offers the Signicat OIDC server as part of our Digital Trust Platform. The principles for the Signicat OIDC server is that it should be standards-compliant and at the same time support all the benefits and powerful features of our solutions.
Signicat is a certified OpenID provider!
Signicat is certified by the OpenID Connect Foundation as a Basic and Hybrid OpenID Provider of the OpenID ConnectTM protocol.
With this certification, we can assure you that the Signicat OpenID server is standards-compliant, which should lead to an easier and more secure implementation for you.
To view our certification details, please see OpenID's list of Certified OpenID Providers (opens new window).