Securing Tomcat with SSL

  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill

Abstract

In the previous chapter, we learned how to protect web applications in Tomcat from unauthorized access by configuring security realms. However, securing web resources with usernames and passwords can still leave a web application vulnerable to malicious access. If anyone eavesdrops on the communication between client and server, they can get access to the username and password of the legitimate user and compromise the web application’s security.

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© Aleksa Vukotic and James Goodwill 2011

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  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill

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