Why Spring Security May Be My Favorite Spring Project

Greg L. Turnquist
6 min readMar 27

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…

Greg L. Turnquist

Developer on the Spring team and the host of Spring Boot Learning at https://youtube.com/@SpringBootLearning and author of best selling Learning Spring Boot.