W3C presents draft on cryptography in the browser

The Web Consortium W3C standardization has presented a first draft for the integration of cryptography API in browsers. The JavaScript API provides for the generation of hash values​​, the sign and verify signatures and the encryption and decryption. So shall as web applications can verify the user's identity in other ways than previously possible via browser in conjunction with the HTTP server.

As a further application, called the W3C to manage read and write access rights to encrypted documents in the cloud. The communication between the browser and server to encrypt leave by Cryptography API with other methods than the existing SSL / TLS.

In the recently published draft of the W3C is an early version, so that the working group "Web Cryptography" and asks for feedback from Web developers and business calls, provide information on outstanding issues and missing features.

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