[security-dev] Implementing JSON Security

Bill Burke bburke at redhat.com
Thu Aug 2 12:28:20 EDT 2012

So why are you wasting your time with this?

On 8/2/12 12:26 PM, Anil Saldhana wrote:
> If Jackson needs to implement JSON security, they will have to code it.
> The pragmatic thing for Jackson would be to just incorporate this teeny
> library via maven dependency.
> On 08/02/2012 11:24 AM, Bill Burke wrote:
>> 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
>> work...
>> 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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