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• OWASP recognized the extraordinary contribution of our most active leaders by engaging them to lead a set of six new committees. Each democratically established committee will focus on a key function or geographic region, such as OWASP projects, conferences, local chapters, membership and industry outreach.

OWASP GLOBAL COMMITTEES Projects & Tools Membership Education Conferences Industry Chapters
Current committee members

How to Join a Global Committee - Applications being accepted until January 9th 2009 for a 24 month term from Chapter Leaders and Project Leaders.

Dec 8th, 2008 - Posted by Tom Brennan, OWASP Board - Governance


Projects & Tools

- Drive Alpha and Beta to release

- Strategic projects to meet the long-term mission (Example ESAPI)


- Increase individual membership 100% in 18 months ( Individuals )

- Increase organizational supporters 100% in 18 months (Supporters )

- Increase university supporters 100% in 18 months


- Identify XX events per year to be OWASP Conferences that are the primary supporting factor for grant projects, summits and operational costs


- Establish a adoptable program that can be incorporated into Univ., and technical education programs that leverages the efforts of many at OWASP to raise the level of awareness to secure software.

- Obtain grants to futher our work -CSIS Report


- Start outreach to critical infrastructures worldwide such as:

  • electricity generation, transmission and distribution;
  • gas production, transport and distribution;
  • oil and oil products production, transport and distribution;
  • telecommunication;
  • water supply (drinking water, waste water/sewage, stemming of surface water (e.g. dikes and sluices));
  • agriculture, food production and distribution;
  • heating (e.g. natural gas, fuel oil, district heating);
  • public health (hospitals, ambulances);
  • transportation systems (fuel supply, railway network, airports, harbors, inland shipping);
  • financial services (banking, clearing);
  • security services (police, military).

They all use web applications...... some even protect human life as well as pii data and credit cards <grin>

- Have identify issues or "efforts" like the Browser Working Group and others, the group should invite Industry CIO/CISO's (perhaps as a "value" of corporate membership support) to want to publicly collaborate on a document of industry needs that can add value to having the support of OWASP Foundation for the greater good of secure software, a internet based global economic platform and humanitarian needs worldwide


Enable the support required at the local level to accomplish the overall mission and goals of the association