OWASP Des Moines

Welcome to the OWASP Des Moines Chapter! This Chapter primarily serves the Des Moines Metropolitan Area but is open to all. Until further notice all meetings will be virtual.


The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation that works to improve the security of software. All of our projects ,tools, documents, forums, and chapters are free and open to anyone interested in improving application security.

Chapters are led by local leaders in accordance with the Chapter Leader Handbook. Financial contributions should only be made online using the authorized online donation button. To be a SPEAKER at ANY OWASP Chapter in the world simply review the speaker agreement and then contact the local chapter leader with details of what OWASP Project, independent research, or related software security topic you would like to present.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in our Projects, Local Chapters, Events, and Community Slack Channel. We especially encourage diversity in all our initiatives. OWASP is a fantastic place to learn about application security, to network, and even to build your reputation as an expert. We also encourage you to be become a member or consider a donation to support our ongoing work.

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  • Until Further notice all meetings will be virtual, organized via Meetup.
  • Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

Interested in Presenting at the OWASP Des Moines Chapter Meeting?

Email your proposed talk idea, with abstract, to the Chapter Leaders.