Document Name: RFC 7515
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:7515
Online Version:
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
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.

Specified Web Concepts:

Media Types

application/jose , application/jose+json

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