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Project Description

  • Benchmark security of enterprise products/services against OWASP Top 10 (and other) Security Risks
  • Open and comprehensive security assessments of enterprise products/services
  • Guidance/support for vendor-independent security verification of enterprise products/services

Project Goals

  • Establishing an OWASP community which actively identifies products/services and devises suitable security test plans
  • actively identify => use/work with/test/research it
  • Benchmarking security of tested solutions using OWASP security guidelines and tools (OWASP Web Testing Environment/OWASP Live CD, etc), open-source testing tools
  • Collaborating with softwre vendors on improving security of assessed frameworks/products/services
  • Increasing awareness on available OWASP resources (guidelines, tools,etc)

Project Roadmap


  • devise testing methodology mapping to OWASP Top 10 Security Risks, including test plan, techniques, tools, etc
  • establish disclosure policy


  • publish testing methodology
  • publish major case study
  • gather community support


  • assess major products/services and publish the outcome
  • collaborate with vendors to improve security of assessed solutions
  • framework in pace for assessing other classes of products/services
  • coordinate and publish community-validated results

Work in Progress

  • Benchmarking Enterprise E-mail Security Solutions (including Google Message Security SaaS)
  • Benchmarking Enterprise Social Networking Platforms
  • ...

Call for Participation

Anyone with an interest in improving application security

  • Security Engineers
  • Security Analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Security Researchers
  • Software Developers
 If you find an issue, don’t stop testing! There is a very good chance there are few more :) 

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Name: OWASP Security Baseline Project (home page)
Purpose: This projects aims to benchmark the security of various enterprise security products/services against OWASP Top 10 risks. Comprehensive assessing security of enterprise products/services, the OWASP Security Baseline initiative will (eventually) lead to vendor-independent security certified solutions.
License: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0
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