Java Authorization

Open-source Java projects categorized as Authorization Edit details

Missing quite a few other open source projects in this space like SuperTokens ( and Keycloak.

Top 8 Java Authorization Projects

  • cas

    Apereo CAS - Identity & Single Sign On for all earthlings and beyond.

    Project mention: Ask HN: What are the major open source alternatives to Auth0? | | 2021-11-30
  • pac4j

    Security engine for Java (authentication, authorization, multi frameworks): OAuth, CAS, SAML, OpenID Connect, LDAP, JWT...

  • JetBrains

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  • jCasbin

    An authorization library that supports access control models like ACL, RBAC, ABAC in Java

  • sureness

    A simple and efficient security framework that focus on protection of API.

  • play-pac4j

    Security library for Play framework 2 in Java and Scala: OAuth, CAS, SAML, OpenID Connect, LDAP, JWT...

  • huawei-account-demo

    Sample code for quickly integrate Huawei ID. HUAWEI Account Kit provides developers with simple, secure, and quick sign-in and authorization functions.

    Project mention: Sms Verification with Huawei Account Kit | | 2022-06-01


  • activity-based-security-framework

    Exadel Activity-based Security Framework

  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • shiro-casbin

    Apache Shiro's authorization middleware based on Casbin

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-06-01.

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What are some of the best open-source Authorization projects in Java? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 cas 9,534
2 pac4j 2,154
3 jCasbin 1,737
4 sureness 651
5 play-pac4j 390
6 huawei-account-demo 36
7 activity-based-security-framework 17
8 shiro-casbin 4
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