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Welcome to the OWASP Top 10

This video will explain what the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is.
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Hello, and welcome to OWASP Top 10 Security Fundamentals first session. It’s a pleasure to have you onboard. This is the first part of World Wide Web Fundamentals session. I want to quickly introduce you to OWASP and its projects. You may have heard about OWASP before. OWASP stands for Open Web Application Security Project, and despite formally being a non-profit organization, it is, in fact, a huge open community. There are over 275 local chapters, and I strongly encourage you to join yours. You can also attend one of the Worldwide Conferences or join the mailing list to be always up to date with news and events. OWASP has had a very important role bringing security awareness and education to the software development industry.
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It offers a handful of application security tools and standards, complete books on application security testing and secure code development and review, cheatsheets on many common topics, and many, many more open source community led projects. You’ll find detailed information at owasp.org. Visit the website and browse all available projects.
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Among several projects you’ll find both OWASP Top 10 and OWASP Juice Shop, our intentionally vulnerable target application.
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Find your local chapter and take your time to join yours. There are more than 275 local chapters.
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Finally, check Contributed Content.
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SQL injection is one of the topics we will discuss later, but you can start reading about it at any time.
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In the next video, you’ll be introduced to the OWASP Top 10 Awareness Documents, one of the most popular OWASP projects.

This video will explain what the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is.

The OWASP started as a non-profit organization and has now grown and established several local chapters across the world. In this video, you will learn about OWASP, why it was developed, and how it works now.

Over to you: Go to the OWASP site and find out how to get involved with your local chapter! Then come back here and share what you are most excited about doing now that you’ve seen what is available.

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