JSON Web Encryption (JWE), May 2015
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- M. Jones
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JSON Web Encryption (JWE) represents encrypted content 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 IANA registries defined by that specification. Related digital signature and Message Authentication Code (MAC) capabilities are described in the separate JSON Web Signature (JWS) specification.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.