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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif""> Mike Jones
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<b>Sent:</b> Monday, March 12, 2012 5:37 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> jose@ietf.org<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Draft -01 of JSON Crypto Specs: JWS, JWE, JWK, JWA, JWS-JS, JWE-JS<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">New versions of the <a href="http://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/jose/">
JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE)</a> specifications are now available that incorporate working group feedback since publication of the initial versions.  They are:<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Signature (JWS) – Digital signature/HMAC specification<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Encryption (JWE) – Encryption specification<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Key (JWK) – Public key specification<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Algorithms (JWA) – Algorithms and identifiers specification<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">The most important changes are:<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Added a separate integrity check for encryption algorithms without an integral integrity check.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo4"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Defined header parameters for including JWK public keys and X.509 certificate chains directly in the header.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">See the Document History section in each specification for a more detailed list of changes.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Corresponding versions of the JSON Serialization specs, which use these JOSE drafts, are also available.  Besides using JSON Serializations of the cryptographic results (rather than Compact Serializations using a series of base64url encoded
 values), these specifications also enable multiple digital signatures and/or HMACs to applied to the same message and enable the same plaintext to be encrypted to multiple recipients.  They are:<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo6"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Signature JSON Serialization (JWS-JS)<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo6"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>JSON Web Encryption JSON Serialization (JWE-JS)<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">These specifications are available at:<o:p></o:p></p>
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