Document Name: RFC 8152
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:8152
Online Version:
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) is a data format designed for small code size and small message size. There is a need for the ability to have basic security services defined for this data format. This document defines the CBOR Object Signing and Encryption (COSE) protocol. This specification describes how to create and process signatures, message authentication codes, and encryption using CBOR for serialization. This specification additionally describes how to represent cryptographic keys using CBOR.

Specified Web Concepts:

Media Types

application/cose , application/cose-key , application/cose-key-set

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