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With recent code-signature requirements for Rich Internet Applications, I have received a few good questions from different types of developers
- What is the role of code signing?
- How do I prevent my signature from expiring?
What is the role of code signing?
Code signatures allow people who will (more...)
There are two levels of authorization for Java applets and web start applications: sandboxed, where the application is limited in terms of actions it can take on users' computers, and all-permissions, where applications operate as though they were native, with full access to the system and its resources.
In the (more...)
Java 7 update 51 (January, 2014) intends to include two security changes designed to enhance authentication and authorization for Rich Internet Applications (Applets and Web Start). The default security slider is being updated in a way that will block RIAs that do not adhere to these requirements. Note: this (more...)
Code signatures have become more commonplace for applications in recent years and especially so in Java 7 update 21 (April 16, 2013). The security notifications for Java help provide your users with an understanding of who wrote the application so that they can decide whether to run it or not. (more...)
As the Java security model has hardened for browser-based applets, desktop administrators have asked for ways to manage version compatibility and security updates for their end-users.