Open Web Application Security Project
OWASP is an international organization supported by the OWASP Foundation. OWASP is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, acquire, and maintain trusted applications. All of the OWASP tools, documents, forums, and chapters are free and open to anyone interested in improving application security.
OWASP Top 10
The OWASP Top 10 is a powerful awareness document for web application security. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications. Project members shared their expertise to produce this list. Project members include a variety of security experts from around the world.
The OWASP Foundation came online on December 1, 2001. The Foundation was established as a not-for-profit charitable organization in the United States on April 21, 2004. The foundation ensures the ongoing availability and support for the work at OWASP.