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OWASP Top 10 Guidance for Incident Response


Breaches happen every day as you learn about them in the news. Is your business prepared? This project provides a proactive approach to Incident Response planning. The intended audience of this document includes business owners to security engineers, developers, audit, program managers, law enforcement & legal council. This guidance should be considered when building a comprehensive approach. This guidance intends to guide the reader on topics that need to be part of the plan in your organization, this includes those responsible for managing the business and technical risk of the entire organization.


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Project Sponsor

OWASP Top 10 Guidance for Incident Response project is sponsored by ProactiveRISK Inc..

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Tom Brennan @brennantom

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News and Events

  • Release date 12/7/2015
  • 01/13/2018 NYC Chapter Meeting V2.0


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Incident Response Project is developed by a worldwide team of volunteers. The primary contributors to date have been:

Want to help? Get in touch with us


  • OWASP NYC Metro Chapter

Involvement in the development and promotion of OWASP Incident Response Project is actively encouraged! You do not have to be a security expert in order to contribute. Some of the ways you can help:

  • Proof Reading
  • Graphic Design
  • Conduct Industry Survey
  • Educate local communities
  • list of open-source IR tools
  • <insert your idea>
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what is this project?
Name: OWASP Incident Response Project (home page)
Purpose: OWASP Incident Response Project will provide users with a current set of tools and best practices for dealing with a hacked web application.
License: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License (best for documentation projects)
who is working on this project?
Project Leader(s):
  • Tom Brennan @
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  • Contact Tom Brennan @ to contribute to this project
  • Contact Tom Brennan @ to review or sponsor this project
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