Spring Security 3.2.5 / 4.0.0.RC1

A Java framework for providing powerful and flexible security solutions in enterprise applications, working with or without the Spring Framework
Spring Security was formerly known as the Acegi Security System for Spring.

The newer versions of this framework provide a huge array of authentication and access-control features for Spring-developed applications and is a de-facto standard when it comes to application security.

Lots of features and toolkits are supported via Spring Security, from various authentication methods to basic encoding functions, up to LDAP and OpenID support.

Main features:

  • Easy Configuration using Spring Dependency Injection
  • Non-Intrusive Setup
  • Non-Invasive
  • Pluggable Architecture
  • Comprehensive Authorization Services
  • Enterprise-wide single sign on using CAS 3
  • OpenID Support
  • X.509 (Certificate) support
  • LDAP Support
  • User Provisioning APIs
  • Supports HTTP BASIC authentication
  • Supports HTTP Digest authentication
  • Various authentication backends
  • Easy integration with existing databases
  • Password encoding
  • Event support
  • Remoting support
  • Transparent security propagation
  • Run-as replacement
  • Compatibility with Servlet Security API
  • Tag library support
  • Flexible "Pre-Authentication" Framework
  • Remember-Me (Persistent Login)
  • IDE Support
  • Web Flow Security
  • WSS (formerly WS-Security)
  • Peer reviewed

last updated on:
December 11th, 2014, 13:49 GMT
license type:

Apache License

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C: \ Security Systems
Spring Security
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What's New in version 3.2.3
  • A fix to Java Configuration to work with Spring Boot.
  • A fix to Java Configuration that when CSRF protection is disabled allows remembering the last page prior to authenticating when it is a POST to work with JSF.
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