Spring Security Introduction and Features
Spring Security is a powerful and highly customizable authentication and access-control framework. It is the de-facto standard for securing Spring-based applications.
Spring Security is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. Like other Spring projects, the real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements
- Comprehensive and extensible support for both Authentication and Authorization
- Servlet API integration
- Optional integration with Spring Web MVC
- Protection against attacks like session fixation, forgery, clickjacking, cross site request, etc
How to create a spring security project
If you want to create your own Spring Boot-based and spring security project, visit Spring Initializr, fill in your project details, pick your options, and you can download either a Maven build file, or a bundled up project as a zip file.