Hidden security features of the JVM - everything you didn’t know and more


Room: Paris 242 AB

Scheduled at : Thursday 10:45 11:30


Java 17 announced the depreciation of the Security Manager (which is ok since hardly anyone used it) but that doesn’t mean the JVM leaves you vulnerable. There are many design features in the JVM and the JDK that are there to help keep your application safe from harm.

In this session, we’ll walk through these points - from compiler, to bytecode to runtime and give you a refresher on how to get the best from these features. We’ll also look at new things in the works, compile-to-native consequences and even some off-the-wall “it’s just an idea” thoughts about how to make the JVM an even more secure environment.

Steve Poole

Steve Poole

Developer Advocate, Security Champion, DevOps practitioner (whatever that means) Long time Java developer, leader and evangelist. I’ve been working on Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than 1. JavaOne Rockstar, JSR leader and representation, Committer on open source projects including ones at Apache, Eclipse and OpenJDK. A seasoned speaker and regular presenter at international conferences on technical and software engineering topics.

Speaker's bio
Presentation type Conference
Track Architecture, Performance and Security
Presentation level beginner/novice

Room Paris 242 AB