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OSSAD stands for One Security Static Analyzer per Developer


Project Details

What is OSSAD?

OSSAD is be a free, open source, security static analysis tool and is architected to support any programming language that has an EBNF grammar. It is for developers who know little or nothing about application security.

Please read the project documentation, which details:

  • Motivation
  • Strategy
  • Architecture
  • Current progress
  • What a contributor can do to help

The project is at a nascent state and the goal is to have a working Java/JSP implementation in the 1st half of 2010 with other programming languages to follow.


Nov 23, 2009:

  • Fix up this page
  • Do a first pass clean up of the source code
  • Organize the source code structure

Jan 02, 2010:

Near future:

  • Finish up the Java grammar control flow statements
  • Start JSP implementation for The Prototype

Less near future:

  • Finish JSP implementation for The Prototype
  • Start security rules format and Analysis Engine


Any comments/suggestions/questions are welcome: [email protected] or [email protected]

Thank you.


The current version has been developed by Stephen Craig Evans who assigned the copyright to OWASP.

"I assign the copyright of the OSSAD static analysis tool to OWASP and I will release its code under Apache 2.0 (Open Source license) and the documents under Creative Commons 3.0 License."

Stephen Craig Evans - November 15, 2009

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