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Spring Security 3 by Peter Mularien

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Using Spring Security 3 to address security concerns

Spring Security 3 provides a wealth of resources that allow for many common security practices to be declared or configured in a straightforward manner. In the coming chapters, we'll apply a combination of source code and application configuration changes to address all of the concerns raised by the security auditors (and more), and give ourselves confidence that our e-commerce application is secure.

With Spring Security 3, we'll be able to make the following changes to increase our application security:

  • Segment users of the system into user classes
  • Assign levels of authorization to user roles
  • Assign user roles to user classes
  • Apply authentication rules globally across application resources
  • Apply ...

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