|Title||XML Encryption Syntax and Processing|
|Acronym||W3C XML Encryption|
|Committee||XML SIGNATURE WORKING GROUP|
This document specifies a process for encrypting data and representing the result in XML. The data may be in a variety of formats, including octet streams and other unstructured data, or structured data formats such as XML documents, an XML element, or XML element content. The result of encrypting data is an XML Encryption element that contains or references the cipher data.