JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE)

JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE) is the set of software technologies standardized by the IETF to represent encrypted and/or sign content as JSON data. The technologies include JSON Web Signatures (JWS), JSON Web Encryption (JWE), JSON Web Key (JWK), and JSON Web Algorithms (JWA).

JOSE Resources

Deeper Knowledge on JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE)

JSON Web Encryption (JWE)

A format to represent encrypted data as base64url encoded JSON, defined by RFC 7516

JSON Web Signatures (JWS)

A method to represent content secured with digital signatures or MACs using JSON, defined by RFC 7515

JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

A method to represent claims based security values, defined by RFC 7519

Broader Topics Related to JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE)

Cybersecurity

Methods for protecting information systems from unauthorized and malicious use

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

A international standards body that develops open standards for the Internet

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

A simple text-based format for data exchange based on a subset of JavaScript, defined by RFC 7159

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