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Welcome to the home site of the Columbus OWASP Chapter. We welcome all technology professionals to our monthly discussions of application security.

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming meetings are listed at our new site.

Chapter information

Columbus OWASP meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month, with two different meeting formats. Some months are Sessions, where we have two speakers, and an open discussion of news of the day. Others are Code Jams, where we work on projects, bug bounty programs, or other geeky stuff. All of it is described on There will be opportunities for Columbus OWASP members to meet other local security groups through event cross-participation and cooperation.

OWASP Membership

There have been a lot of questions about membership. Membership supports the many projects that OWASP in involved in, including ESAPI. Learn more about membership here. Remember to tell them you are interested in membership in the Columbus chapter.

Stay in touch with Columbus OWASP

  • The first stop to connecting with the community is our Meetup message board, feel free to contribute and interact with the forum - it's not just for listening!
  • We're a group on LinkedIn as well, please join us.

Become a voting member

We encourage organization and individual supporters of our ethics & principals to become a voting MEMBER. Please review the Chapter Rules and the OWASP overview, and contact the chapter leaders for more information.

The professional association of OWASP Foundation Inc., is always free and open to anyone interested in learning more about application security.

We want your participation!

To submit educational topics for upcoming meetings, submit your ideas and slide deck (if available) using the OWASP Template and include a speaker BIO. It doesn't have to be formal, we're happy to provide some assistance in organizing your thoughts. You only need an interest and knowledge of your independent research or related software security topic.

Sponsorship, too!

There are myriad opportunities to sponsor the chapter, including meeting space, food, marketing, and monetary donations. We're always looking for assistance. Inquiries regarding chapter or per-meeting sponsorship opportunities can be directed to the chapter leaders. As a 501(3)c non-profit professional association your support and sponsorship of a meeting venue and/or refreshments is tax-deductible and all financial contributions can be made online right now: <paypal>Columbus</paypal>

Previous Meetings

The previous meetings, including materials and photos, can be accessed on our Meetup page

Columbus OWASP Chapter Leaders

Please feel free to contact the chapter leaders at any time.

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