Editor: Spring Security is one of the most mature and widely used Spring projects. Founded in 2003 and actively maintained by SpringSource since, today it is used to secure numerous demanding environments including government agencies, military applications and central banks.
Spring Security is also easy to learn, deploy and manage. Our dedicated security namespace provides directives for most common operations, allowing complete application security in just a few lines of XML. We also offer complete tooling integration in SpringSource Tool Suite, plus our Spring Roo rapid application development framework. The Spring Community Forum and SpringSource offer a variety of free and PAID support services. Spring Security is also integrated with many other Spring technologies, including Spring Web Flow, Spring Web Services, SpringSource Enterprise, SpringSource Application Management Suite and SpringSource tc Server.
The Spring Security architecure has also been ported to other platforms such as .Net and Python, underscoring its flexibility and fitness for enterprise application security needs. Spring Security 鈥?Main Features
Formerly the Acegi Security System for Spring, Spring Security provides powerful and flexible security solutions for enterprise applications. It is a stable and mature product 鈥?Acegi Security 1.0.0 was released in May 2006 after more than two and a half years of use in large production software projects and adopted as an official Spring sub-project on its release.