OWASP Des Plaines


Welcome to the OWASP Des Plaines Chapter!

Join our community focused on application security. As part of OWASP, a global nonprofit, we’re dedicated to advancing software security through education and collaboration.

Connect with professionals, enthusiasts, and experts to exchange ideas and stay updated on the latest threats and best practices. Our events and activities offer valuable insights and networking opportunities.

Get involved, share your expertise, and contribute to our vibrant community. Together, let’s fortify the web and build a safer digital future.


The Open Worldwide 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 Chapters Policy. Financial contributions should only be made online using the authorized online donation button.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in our Projects, Local Chapters, Events, Online Groups, 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.

Next Meeting/Event

Upcoming Events

Meet and Greet
Location: Des Plaines Library
Date and Time: TBD

Meet and Greet (online)
Location: Online
Date and Time: TBD