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Spring Security

A powerful and highly customizable authentication and access-control framework
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What is Spring Security?

It is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. The real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements.
Spring Security is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.
Spring Security is an open source tool with 4.3K GitHub stars and 3.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Spring Security's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Spring Security?

Companies
27 companies reportedly use Spring Security in their tech stacks, including Monkey Exchange, immmr, and Insoft.

Developers
106 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Spring Security.

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Spring Security's Features

  • Comprehensive
  • Servlet API integration
  • Protection against attacks

Spring Security Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Spring Security?
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
OAuth2
It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
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