Security with Java in 2017

Java is expecting major changes in 2017. What does it bring with regard to Information Security?

If you are using Java in your products, and rely on its security features, you will probably find 2017 to be an interesting year. Java is expecting major changes and upgrades with the long awaited release of Java 9, as well as Enterprise Edition 8, which hopefully won't get any additional delays. With security being a topic with ever-increasing importance in today's businesses and related IT solutions, what does Java bring with regard to it? Here is a short overview.