What is PicketBox?
PicketBox (formerly JBoss Security) is a security framework for Java Applications.
The features available are:
The advantage is a simple framework with a single configuration file to handle.
PicketBox should run in a regular J2SE (Java JRE) environment. Of course, some dependencies are needed.
The Project will have a beta release for you to try out. (Feb 5 - 9, 2010 timeframe)
Relationship between PicketBox and PicketLink
- PicketBox is the foundational security framework that provides the authentication, authorization, audit and mapping capabilities to Java applications.
- PicketLink (formerly, JBoss Identity) builds on PicketBox foundation and provides an identity model, federated identity support (SAML, WS-Trust, OpenID), Authz(access control developer api), Negotiation (SPNego/Kerberos based desktop SSO).
- Anil's Security Blog
- PicketBox Project Page (TBA)