Dave Wichers

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Dave Wichers

Dave Wichers is the co-founder of Aspect Security and a long time contributor to OWASP including being a member of the OWASP Board since it was formed in 2003. In 2004, along with Jeff Williams, they established the 501c3 organization that is now the OWASP Foundation. He has also done lots of OWASP conference presentations like 'Unraveling some of the Mysteries around DOM-based XSS', 'Agile Security - Breaking the Waterfall Mindset of the Security Industry', 'Security in Agile Development', 'How to Avoid Flaws in the First Place: The OWASP ESAPI Project', etc.


Co-author of the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard

Project lead and coauthor of the OWASP Top 10

Contributor to the OWASP Enterprise Security API (ESAPI) project

Lead of the OWASP Prevention Cheat Sheet Series and primary author of the SQL Injection Prevention Cheat Sheet