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JSON Web Security Message Format

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Last updated: 2012-12-13 (latest revision 2012-06-11)
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This document describes a cryptographic message format based on JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) and base-64 encodings to be easy for web applications to generate and process. Signed, encrypted, signed-then-encrypted, and unprotected messages are supported using symmetric and/or asymmetric keys. Please discuss this document on the mailing list.


James Manger <>

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