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“A JSON Web Token (JWT), pronounced ‘jot’, is an open standard (RFC 7519) which is used for securely transmitting information between entities as a JSON object.”

It is a compact and secure way of exchanging information over the network. JSON Web Token helps to maintain the integrity and authenticity of the information because it is digitally signed using secret or public/private key pair using RSA or ECDSA.

An important thing to keep in mind about JWT is that it is a signed token and not an encrypted one. Therefore, even though JWT can verify the integrity of the claims contained…

Ajinkya Bhuwad

Passionate Security Professional | Cyber Security Researcher | Full Stack Developer

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