Using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Web Encryption (JWE) for Protecting JSON Web Key (JWK) Objects

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Author Matthew Miller 
Last updated 2013-12-15 (latest revision 2013-06-13)
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This document specifies an approach to protecting a private key formatted as a JavaScript Syntax Object Notation (JSON) Web Key (JWK) object using JSON Web Encryption (JWE). This document also specifies a set of algorithms for protecting such content using password-based cryptography.


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