[security-dev] Implementing JSON Security

Bill Burke bburke at redhat.com
Thu Aug 2 12:24:03 EDT 2012

FYI, again, unless this works with Jackson, the de facto JSON parser, 
you're probably not going to have many people taking advantage of this 

On 8/2/12 12:20 PM, Anil Saldhana wrote:
> The German Researcher Axel Nennker created a separate project
> http://code.google.com/p/jsoncrypto/. He has given me commit rights so I
> can mavenize his project.
> On 07/31/2012 10:15 AM, Anil Saldhana wrote:
>> I created a wiki article.
>> https://docs.jboss.org/author/display/SECURITY/JSON+Security
>> Will be adding more examples to this article.
>> On 07/30/2012 11:22 AM, Anil Saldhana wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>>       as you know currently IETF is working on securing JSON.  The drafts
>>> are all available here:
>>> http://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/jose/
>>> So last week, I implemented at least the bare minimum we require to
>>> secure JSON.  But encryption is tricky given that there are a lot of
>>> algorithms that are not yet available in the JDK implementation but are
>>> available via the BouncyCastle project.
>>> Look at the supported table:
>>> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/jose/current/msg00928.html
>>> While I was doing my implementation, I found out that there is a German
>>> researcher working on a project called xmldap.org and has implemented
>>> the drafts fully. He has been doing this for months. His license is MIT
>>> style.  I have requested him to create a separate independent project
>>> for JOSE so everybody can reuse his work, rather than create umpteen
>>> implementations.  He has agreed to work with me.
>>> http://ignisvulpis.blogspot.com/2012/06/ecdh-es-for-json-web-encryption.html
>>> Regards,
>>> Anil
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