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The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and open community focused on improving the security of application software. There are over 130 OWASP Local Chapters world-wide that are free and open to anyone to attend.
OWASP tools and documents can be used to detect and to guard against security-related design and implementation flaws, as well as to add security-related activities into YOUR Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). For more information please visit or view a powerpoint overview of OWASP - Click Here

For additional detail about OWASP, leadership, and corporate details, please refer to the About OWASP page.

Featured projects include:

  • OWASP WebGoat (WebGoat is a deliberately insecure J2EE web application maintained by OWASP designed to teach web application security lessons. In each lesson, users must demonstrate their understanding of a security issue by exploiting a real vulnerability in the WebGoat application

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For any enquiries about OWASP, OWASP Projects, or for interviews and/or backgrounds, please contact the OWASP Global Connections Committee at [email protected].

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For more information on OWASP events, please see The OWASP Conference page


For coverage of what is currently going on within OWASP, see the OWASP blog - Click Here

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