Encryption describes the means (protocol, cipher etc) used to encrypt the content. Its purpose to enable the end-user’s presentation UI to quickly recognise the data and load the appropriate libraries required to decode the content when the appropriate credentials are supplied.

    "cipher" : "aes-256-ctr",
    "hash" : "sha256",
    "encoding" : "hex",
    "meta" : {
      "property": "value"
Property Description Type Required
cipher Cipher the content is encrypted with. string Yes
encoding Type of encoding used for the output. object Yes
hash Hash type the content is encrypted with. string Yes
meta Arbitrary Meta object of custom properties. object No


Valid ciphers and hashes are derived from cryptojs using console.log(require(‘crypto’).getCiphers()).