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M. Nardone, C. ScarioniPro Spring Securityhttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0035-1_7

7. Business Object Security with ACLs

Massimo Nardone1   and Carlo Scarioni2
Surbiton, UK

This chapter introduces access control lists (ACLs) in the context of Spring Security.

Access control lists can be considered an extension to the business-level security rules reviewed in Chapter 6. This chapter, however, looks at more fine-grained rules to secure individual domain objects instead of the relatively coarse-grained rules used to secure method calls on services.

This means that ACLs are in charge of securing instances of domain classes (such as a ...

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