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JSON Web Encryption JSON Serialization (JWE-JS)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Michael B. Jones
Last updated 2013-07-01 (Latest revision 2012-12-28)
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The JSON Web Encryption JSON Serialization (JWE-JS) is a means of representing encrypted content using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data structures. This specification describes a means of representing secured content as a JSON data object (as opposed to the JWE specification, which uses a compact serialization with a URL-safe representation). It enables the same content to be encrypted to multiple parties (unlike JWE). Cryptographic algorithms and identifiers used with this specification are described in the separate JSON Web Algorithms (JWA) specification. The JSON Serialization for related digital signature and MAC functionality is described in the separate JSON Web Signature JSON Serialization (JWS-JS) specification.


Michael B. Jones

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