learn hapi — Encrypted and Signed JWT (Nested JWT)

Implementing signatures and encryption for JSON web tokens can be complex due to the cryptographic handling. Up to this point in this tutorial series, you implemented both features on top of existing libraries. A downside of the previous tutorials: when introducing encrypted tokens, you removed the signature of a JWT.

This tutorial brings back signed tokens as the payload of an encrypted JWT. You’ll apply both security measures to your JWT: a signature and encryption.

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