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Many OWASP projects have produced books regarding the project's subject. The books range from technical manuals to vulnerability catalogs to best practice guides. Readers may download PDFs of the books for free or they may purchase the actual physical books. The physical books are offered at cost and OWASP does not make a profit from their sale. The books are provided as part of OWASP's mission to make application security visible.

If a project features a book, then the project's main page will include a message box at the top of the page displaying the OWASP Books logo and links to download or purchase the book as well as view the entire catalog. The catalog of books is hosted at Lulu and may be viewed at

Application security is a rapidly developing field and so OWASP periodically publishes new editions of the books. The latest and most up-to-date information is always on this wiki where it is available for anyone to read and edit. A project's books offer a snapshot of that information after it has been reviewed and vetted by the project's leaders.

If you are a project leader and need to indicate that your project has an associated book, please use the OWASP Books template. Instructions for its use are available on the template's page.