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JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration by Francesco Marchioni

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Chapter 10. Securing JBoss AS 7

Security is a key element of any Enterprise application. You must be able to control and restrict who is permitted to access your applications and what operations users may perform.

The Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) specification defines a simple role-based security model for Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs) and web components. The implementation of JBoss security is delivered by PicketBox framework (formerly known as JBoss security), which provides the authentication, authorization, auditing, and mapping capabilities to Java applications.

Because the number of topics that are concerned with security could cover a book by themselves, we had to confine our focus on those that are likely to interest the majority of ...

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