Java Security Frameworks
A list of third party (i.e. not part of Java SE or EE) security frameworks.
- ESAPI OWASP Enterprise Security API a new OWASP project to provide all essential security services under one roof.
Access Control (Authentication and Authorisation)
- Acegi Security - Acegi Security is a powerful, flexible security solution for enterprise software, with a particular emphasis on applications that use Spring. Using Acegi Security provides your applications with comprehensive authentication, authorization, instance-based access control, channel security and human user detection capabilities.
- jGuard - jGuard is written in Java. Its goal is to provide a security framework based on JAAS (Java Authentication and Authorization Security). The framework is written for web and standalone applications, to easily provide solutions for access control problems.