Chapter 28. Introduction to Security in Java EE

This and subsequent chapters discuss how to address security requirements in Java EE, web, and web services applications. Every enterprise that has sensitive resources that can be accessed by many users, or resources that traverse unprotected, open, networks, such as the Internet, needs to be protected.

This chapter introduces basic security concepts and security implementation mechanisms. More information on these concepts and mechanisms can be found in the Security chapter of the Java EE 5 specification. This document is available for download online at the following URL:

http://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=244

Other chapters in this tutorial that address security requirements include the following: ...

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