RFC 7515

JSON Web Signature (JWS), May 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7515.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
M. Jones
J. Bradley
N. Sakimura
Stream:
IETF
Source:
jose (sec)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC7515

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Abstract

JSON Web Signature (JWS) represents content secured with digital signatures or Message Authentication Codes (MACs) using JSON-based data structures. Cryptographic algorithms and identifiers for use with this specification are described in the separate JSON Web Algorithms (JWA) specification and an IANA registry defined by that specification. Related encryption capabilities are described in the separate JSON Web Encryption (JWE) specification.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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