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Hands-On Spring Security 5 for Reactive Applications

By : Tomcy John
Book Image

Hands-On Spring Security 5 for Reactive Applications

By: Tomcy John

Overview of this book

Spring Security enables developers to seamlessly integrate authorization, authentication, and a range of security features for complex enterprise applications. This book provides a hands-on approach to developing reactive applications using Spring and will help you get up and running in no time. Complete with step-by-step explanations, practical examples, and self-assessment questions, the book begins by explaining the essential concepts of reactive programming, Spring Framework, and Spring Security. You’ll then learn about a variety of authentication mechanisms and how to integrate them easily with a Spring MVC application. You’ll also understand how to achieve authorization in a Spring WebFlux application using Spring Security. Furthermore, the book will take you through the configuration required to implement OAuth2 for securing REST APIs, and guide you in integrating security in microservices and serverless applications. Finally, you’ll be able to augment add-ons that will enhance any Spring Security module. By the end of the book, you’ll be equipped to integrate Spring Security into your Java enterprise applications proficiently.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Chapter 7. Spring Security Add-Ons

In previous chapters, we covered the implementation details of the multiple ways in which core security aspects, such as authentication and authorization, use Spring Security. In doing so, we just skimmed over a very thin layer of the capabilities that can be achieved using Spring Security. In this chapter, we will cover some other capabilities provided by Spring Security in a concise manner.

In addition, the chapter introduces many products (open source and paid versions) that can be considered for use along with Spring Security. I am not backing any of these products, but I do consider them strong contenders for achieving the technical capabilities that you are looking for. We will start off introducing a product by giving a gist of the technical capability that we need to address, then introduce you briefly to the product.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Remember-me authentication
  • Session management
  • CSRF
  • CSP
  • Channel security
  • CORS Support
  • The...