Spring Security part I : Configuration & Security Chain

In this series of articles we’ll dig into the Spring Security framework.

Spring Security can be considered as a flexible and portable security manager. It is a real alternative to built-in security manager available on many application servers.

All transversal tasks related to security management (login, logout, authentication, authorization …) usually handled by the application server can be delegated to Spring Security. It helps decoupling the application logic & security management from the proprietary security implementation provided by different JEE application servers.

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