Northern Virginia Software Symposium

November 9 - 11, 2018

Essential Spring Security

Sunday - Nov 11 9:00 AM - MEETING ROOM 6

Craig Walls

Craig Walls

Author of Spring in Action

In this session, you'll learn how to take advantage of the latest features of Spring Security and Spring Boot to secure an application, both at the web layer and at the method-level.

Information is probably the most valuable item we now have; crooks are looking for ways to steal our data and identities by sneaking into unsecured applications. As software developers, we must take steps to protect the information that resides in our applications. Whether it’s an email account protected with a username/password pair or a brokerage account protected with a trading PIN, security is a crucial aspect of most applications.

Spring Security is an extension to the Spring Framework that provides security to Spring applications both at the HTTP request level as well as at method invocation.

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About Craig Walls

Craig Walls is a principal engineer with Pivotal and is the author of Spring in Action and Spring Boot in Action. He's a zealous promoter of the Spring Framework, speaking frequently at local user groups and conferences and writing about Spring. When he's not slinging code, Craig is planning his next trip to Disney World or Disneyland and spending as much time as he can with his wife, two daughters, 2 birds and 3 dogs.