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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

HTTP Data Integrity Validator

Spring Security aids us in enriching our application with common security features, allowing us to do so very easily and with minimal code. However, Spring Security is slowly and steadily catching up with many of the additional security features needed in modern applications. Most of these applications are deployed on the cloud and have very high rates of changes pushed to production on a day-to-day basis. HTTP Data Integrity Validator (HDIV) is a product that can be used to further enrich your application security.

What is HDIV?

HDIV was originally born as an open source project when it was developed by Roberto Velasco, Gotzon Illarramendi, and Gorka Vicente to confront security issues detected in production environments. The first stable Version 1.0 was released in 2008, in the form of a security library to be integrated within web applications. HDIV was officially integrated with Spring MVC, the most-used Java solution for web application development in 2011...