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Authentication and authorization are the two most important pillars of software security. In modern web applications these two concerns are under constant attack through innumerable security exploits including Cross-Site Request Forgery, Cross-Site Scripting, and weak Cross-Origin Resource Sharing enforcement.

Luckily for us, Spring Security is the Spring community's most powerful security tooling for managing a modern Spring Boot application's security concerns. Plus, it's extremely easily to incorporate and configure.

Next, let's protect our growing Family Cash Card API using Spring Security.

Carlton Schuyler

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