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Nathan Sharma for MojoAuth

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JWT validation with JWKs in Java

One of the benefits of JSON Web Token (JWT) is that you can validate a token using an easy cryptographic operation. JWT tokens are encoded and signed JSON. The main advantage of allowing JWKS endpoint design is its ability to handle key rotation by external identity providers. Configuring this endpoint would enable you to programmatically find JSON web keys and allow the third-party identity providers to publish new keys without having the overhead of notifying every client application.

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