Wong Onn Chee ocwong at usa.net
Wed Feb 10 21:50:07 EST 2010


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Date: 	Wed, 10 Feb 2010 19:36:52 -0500
From: 	Boberski, Michael [USA]

*News Release/Call For Contributors*
*OWASP Development Guide Project begins work on next Guide version*
*The Guide is a manual for designing, developing, and deploying secure
web applications*
OWASP Development Guide Project
February 10, 2010
MCLEAN, Feb. 10 /OWASP Development Guide Project
<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Guide_Project>/ -- After
many months of planning and preparation, the OWASP Development Guide
project announced today that it is ready to begin work on the next
revision of the Guide, and that that the project is looking for
volunteers to do the work, both individuals and organizations.
The OWASP Development Guide is aimed at architects, developers,
consultants and auditors and is a comprehensive manual for designing,
developing and deploying secure web applications. The original OWASP
Development Guide has become a staple diet for many web security
professionals. Since 2002, the initial version was downloaded over 2
million times. Today, the Development Guide is referenced by many
leading government, financial, and corporate standards and is the Gold
standard for Web Application and Web Service security.
The next version of the OWASP Development Guide will be in effect the
detailed design guide for the requirements of the OWASP Application
Security Verification Standard (ASVS), which can be found
here: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/ASVS. Key features of the next
Guide will include use of the new OWASP common numbering scheme. The new
numbering scheme will be common across OWASP Guides and References, more
information can be found here:
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Common_OWASP_Numbering. Additional key
features will be the inclusion of worksheets and checklists, such as the
sample input validation worksheet which can be found here:
For more information, and for more information if you are interested in
volunteering, please see:
Please forward this email as you think appropriate. Got buddies and want
to work on a section or two as a team? Professional project management
will be a key feature of the next release of the Guide and can help to
facilitate such arrangements. Here is what the work streams will look
like: http://owasp-development-guide.googlecode.com/files/guide-org-chart.pdf. And,
the Guide project is always on the lookout for volunteers. If you think
you might have availability in the future, please do reach out at that
time. For more information, email the OWASP Development Guide project
manager Mike Boberski at mike.boberski at owasp.org
<mailto:mike.boberski at owasp.org>.
*About OWASP*
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501c3
not-for-profit worldwide charitable organization focused on improving
the security of application software. Our mission is to make application
security visible, so that people and organizations can make informed
decisions about true application security risks. Everyone is free to
participate in OWASP and all of our materials are available under a free
and open software license at http://www.owasp.org
SOURCE: OWASP Development Guide Project
Web site: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Guide_Project
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