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WASPY Awards 2013

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Web Application Security People of the Year Awards 2013


Anyone in the Community


WASPY Awards 2013


Call for nominees


May 7 – Call for nominees

August 16 – Call for nominees closes

August 19 – Announcement of nominees per category

September 6 – Deadline for bio and profile picture to be submitted

September 30 – Paid member deadline Not sure if you are a current member? Member Directory

October 14 – October 25 – Voting process (will be included on the election ballot)

October 29 – Announcement of winners in Special Edition connector & recognition at AppSecUSA 2013


Every year a group of individuals including researchers, developers, security professionals and others work to ensure the security of web applications. Some of these individuals are featured in news stories or at conferences as recognized experts. But there are many other ‘unsung heroes’ that work every day to improve web application security and yet are rarely recognized.


  • Best Chapter Leader
  • Best Project Leader
  • Best Community Supporter – contributor to chapter, project or initiative
  • Best Mission Outreach – grow the OWASP community
  • Best Innovator – willingness to try new ideas


1. Board members can NOT be nominated

2. Paid staff can NOT be nominated

3. Must be a paid member to vote Not sure if you are a current member? Member Directory

4. All nominees will remain anonymous until August 19, 2013

5. Anyone can nominate any individual

6. One person per category may be nominated

Sponsorship Opportunities: Please see our Sponsorship Document

These awards are funded solely by sponsors. If you or your company are interested in sponsoring this years WASPY Awards, please let us know by contacting us

Information about last years WASPY Awards including our winner Helen Gao and our sponsors Qualys and Trustwave can be found here:

2013 Sponsors