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8. Security

Dmitry Kornilov1  , Daniel Kec1 and Dmitry Aleksandrov2
Praha, Czech Republic
Sofia, Bulgaria

This chapter covers the following topics.

  • Using HTTPS encrypted with TLS 1.3

  • Jakarta Security

  • Using MicroProfile JWT tokens

  • Authentication and authorization with OpenID Connect

  • Encrypting secrets in configuration

Securing your application is a step that is often perceived as a very complicated task that requires security specialists with deep knowledge of all sorts of encryption mechanisms and black magic. Modern frameworks like Helidon provide tooling to simplify ...

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