SpringBoot : Security Configuration using HTTPSecurity vs WebSecurity

Ravinder Thirumala
3 min readMar 28, 2021

In this article, we’ll have a look at customizing Security Configuration and when to use HTTPSecurity vs WebSecurity configurations.

Spring Boot has become the de facto standard for developing production ready Java microservices. At some point we need to add security to our microservices and with Spring Boot we can do with the help of the Spring Security library.

At high level Spring Boot Security is a set of servlet filters that help you customize authentication and authorization to…

Ravinder Thirumala

Java enthusiast and open source contributor

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