Why Spring Security May Be My Favorite Spring Project

Greg L. Turnquist
6 min readMar 27, 2023

Spring Security is a powerful, flexible, and extensible security framework for Java applications that is part of the larger Spring ecosystem.

It is my go-to solution for securing Java-based applications, and I will share with you the reasons it JUST MIGHT be my favorite Spring project.

1 — Sensible Defaults

One of the key reasons why Spring Security stands out is its sensible default configurations. The framework is designed to ensure that your app is protected against a…

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Greg L. Turnquist

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