OWASP is among the longest running security projects, with collaborators in nations across the globe, and an open-source community actively dedicated to improving digital security. But what exactly is OWASP? If you’re in the technology business long enough, it’s hard not to hear about the loosely organized group. The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), which is now buoyed by the OWASP Foundation and a Board, has played a vital role in Internet life for two decades. Here’s how it works.