OpenID Connect is a simple identity layer on top of the OAuth 2.0 protocol. It allows Clients to verify the identity of the End-User based on the authentication performed by an Authorization Server, as well as to obtain basic profile information about the End-User in an interoperable and REST-like manner.
OpenID is the fast, easy and secure way to sign in to websites. Here are just a few benefits to using OpenID.
• Accelerate Sign Up Process at Your Favorite Websites
• Reduce Frustration Associated with Maintaining Multiple Usernames and Passwords
• Gain Greater Control Over Your Online Identity
• Minimize Password Security Risks