3. What’s New in Spring Security 4.1

There were 100+ RC1 issues and 60+ RC2 issues fixed in Spring Security 4.1.

Here is the list of improvements:

3.1 Java Configuration Improvements

3.2 Web Application Security Improvements

3.3 Authorization Improvements

3.4 Crypto Module Improvements

  • SCrypt support with SCryptPasswordEncoder
  • PBKDF2 support with Pbkdf2PasswordEncoder
  • New BytesEncryptor implementation for BouncyCastle using AES/CBC/PKCS5Padding and AES/GCM/NoPadding algorithms

3.5 Testing Improvements

3.6 General Improvements

  • Re-organization of sample projects
  • Moved to GitHub issues