Co-founders Discuss Key Takeaways from the 2021 OWASP Top Ten

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OWASP CO-FOUNDERS: Jeff Williams and Dave Wichers

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The average enterprise uses 765 web applications to run their business, and many of these have serious vulnerabilities. Organizations around the world evaluate their application risk using the OWASP Top Ten. On September 24, the OWASP Foundation released the OWASP Top 10 2021. It’s been four years since the last release, and there are some notable additions, changes, and combinations. Organizations are recalibrating how they measure application risk and reevaluate strategies based on these changes. The co-founders of OWASP address the latest changes to the Top Ten and provide their perspectives on each one. Topics covered during the moderated webinar include: ● New entrants, deletions, and combinations to the Top Ten ● Risks—in terms of prevalence and likelihood to exploit—posed by each of the Top Ten ● How to use the OWASP Top Ten to evaluate risk and existing application security programs ● Potential application security gaps not covered by the OWASP Top Ten ● How to assess application security coverage based on the OWASP Top Ten ● Future trajectories for application cyber threats
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