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Open Web Application Security Project


Used as filename or fragment reference: owasp
Common Name: OWASP
Legal Name: Open Web Application Security Project
Location: US
State: MD
Accepts new projects?: yes
Software Types: security
Wikidata ID: Q379297


Board Size: 7
Board Type: elected
Board Website:
Bylaws Website:
Approx Number Of Paid Staff: 7
Example Projects Hosted: OWASP Top 10, CSRFGuard, Zed Attack Proxy
Project List Website:
Services Provided: OWASP acts as a financial steward and provides coordination services between projects.
Nonprofit Type: Nonprofit501c3
Governance documentation (when available): Search for docs on FOSS Governance


Budget in USD: 2.5M
Budget Website:
Funding Sources: sponsors, donations
Sponsor List Website:
Example Sponsors: Adobe, CME Group, Fortify, Qualys, Salesforce, Security Innovation, Signal Sciences, waratek
Sponsorship Model(s): owasp


Licenses Used: various
CLA Policy: CLA
Source Of Code Of Conduct: None, but Board CoC is posted
Where Code Of Conduct Linked: x


Primary Brand Name: OWASP
Secondary Brand Name(s): various projects - dozens+
Is Primary Brand Registered?: no
Trademark Policy Website:
Official Logo Link:
Is Logo Registered?: no

OWASP is a charitable organization focused on improving the security of software.