JOSE Can You See – A Technical Overview of JWT

From IIW

Session Topic: JOSE Can you see… A technical overview of JWT and its JOSE underpinnings, which are poised to be the next generation identity token, as well as a look at using one open source implementation. Also some (bad) jokes.

Tuesday 2A

Convener: Brian Campbell

Notes-taker(s): Brian Campbell

Tags for the session - technology discussed/ideas considered: JOSE, JWT, JWS, JWE, JWK, JWA, JW-STEAK, JW*, JSON Web Token, JSON Web Signature, JSON Web Encryption, JSON Web Key

Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps: It was more of an informational/educational type session rather than an interactive one and the slides from the session are available at

The open source jose4j software discussed is available at