Security

Java security technology includes a large set of APIs, tools, and implementations of commonly-used security algorithms, mechanisms, and protocols. The Java security APIs span a wide range of areas, including cryptography, public key infrastructure, secure communication, authentication, and access control. Java security technology provides the developer with a comprehensive security framework for writing applications, and also provides the user or administrator with a a set of tools to securely manage applications.

Enhancements

Programmer's Guides

General Security

Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)

Java Generic Security Services (Java GSS-API)

Java PKCS#11 Reference Guide

Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE)

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)

XML Digital Signature

API Specification

General Security

Certification Path

JAAS

Java GSS-API

JSSE

Java SASL

SSL/TLS-based RMI Socket Factories

XML Digital Signature

Smart Card I/O

Tools

Tutorials

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