OWASP Israel



Welcome to OWASP Israel, one of the largest individual chapters in the world!

Local News

  • Hope everyone is ok and staying safe in the current situation. The Global OWASP team are aware of the challenges we are facing and are there for us.
  • Due to the current situation, OWASP membership is available without charge for people based in Israel (as well as Ukraine and the West Bank and Gaza). To register visit this page.
  • Stay tuned for details on our next meetup!
  • Our February 2024 meetup was amazing! Thank you for coming and hope you enjoyed our great speakers!
  • Thank you for attending AppSec IL 2023! It was a pleasure to see you after a long period of virtual conferences. Your presence made the event even more special.

Our activities

  • We run frequent chapter meetings, see more details on the Meetings tab. Everyone is welcome to join us!
  • We run the AppSec Israel conference. The next one is planned for May 2025!
  • Certain OWASP resources have been translated to Hebrew.
  • We have a variety of venues including a Facebook group, a LinkedIn group and a Slack channel where you can network with your community (see the sidebar for more details).

How you can be involved

We would love for you to be involved in the chapter:

  • If you have space for ~100 AppSec aficionados and would like to host one of our meetups, please complete the form here:
  • If you have something cool to share with us and would like to speak at a meetup, please complete the form here:
  • If you would like to help out with the chapter, speak to Ori Troyna.
  • Spreading the Word - Please help us to reach out to more people, especially outside of the AppSec community by sending them our way.
  • To keep up to date about the chapter, you can subscribe to our mailing list, or check out the other social media accounts on the sidebar!

Hebrew Translations

What is OWASP?

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 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, 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.

Previous Meetings

Past events, starting from 2016 can be found in OWASP-Israel meetup group

Name Date Location Channel
OWASP IL Meetup February 2024 Feb 6, 2024 Bright Security in Tel Aviv-Yafo  
OWASP IL Meetup August 2023 - CTF Sep 5, 2023 Cato Networks in Tel Aviv-Yafo  
AppSec IL 2023 May 16, 2023 Expo in Tel Aviv-Yafo  
OWASP IL Meetup January 2023 Jan 10, 2023 JFrog in Tel Aviv-Yafo here
OWASP IL Meetup July 2022 July 12, 2022 AWS Floor28 in Tel Aviv-Yafo  
OWASP IL Meetup March 2022 March 15, 2022 Enso Security in Tel Aviv-Yafo  
OWASP IL Meetup Dec 2021 Dec 27, 2021 Apiiro office in Tel Aviv-Yafo here
Online OWASP Israel March 2020 March 24, 2020 PayU online event  
Workshop for members on Docker Image security February 18, 2020 Bridgecrew office  
OWASP Chapters All Day (24hr conference) - hour 21 Jube 6, 2020 OWASP online event here

Previous Meetups





OWASP IL Meetup April 2021

April 25, 2021

Online - CMD+CTRL CyberRange

120 participants

OWASP Meetup December 2020

December 8, 2020


167 participants

OWASP Meetup March 2020

March 24, 2020


117 participants

OWASP Meetup Feb 2020

February 18, 2020

BridgeCrew.io Office

96 participants

OWASP Israel January 2020 - Workshop

January 21, 2020

ZOOZ office in Tel Aviv-Yafo

20 participants

OWASP Israel November 2019

November 6, 2019

Akamai Israel Ltd. in Tel Aviv-Yafo

175 participants

OWASP Israel June 2019

June 25, 2019

Imperva office in Tel Aviv-Yafo

178 participants

OWASP Israel February 201

February 12, 2019

Perimeterx Office in Tel Aviv

155 participants

OWASP Israel November 2018

November 20, 2018

Synopsis Offices in Herzliya

109 participants

OWASP Israel May 2018

May 8, 2018

Soluto in Tel Aviv-Yafo

212 participants

OWASP Israel January 2018

January 28, 2018

SafeBreach in Tel Aviv

69 participants

OWASP Israel June 2017

June 20th, 2017

Intuit Israel, HaHarash St. 4, Hod Hasharon

OWASP Israel April 2017

April 3rd, 2017

Checkmarx's offices, in the Amot Atrium Tower, 2 Jabotinsky St., Ramat Gan

75 participants

OWASP Israel January 2017

January 18th, 2017

Radware’s Tel Aviv offices, at Raul Wallenberg 22, Ramat HaChayal

120 participants

OWASP Israel June 2016

June 14, 2016

Amdocs Auditorium in Raanana

OWASP Israel April 2016

April 12, 2016

HP Enterprise in Yehud

150 participants

OWASP Israel February 2016

February 2, 2016

F5 Networks in Tel Aviv

OWASP Israel June 2015

June 16, 2015

Microsoft in Herzeliya

120 participants

OWASP Israel March 2015

March 30, 2015

NCR in Raanana

120 participants

OWASP Israel June 2014

June 16, 2014

F5 Networks in Tel Aviv

110 participants

OWASP Israel April 2014

April 23, 2014

Akamai in Herzliya Pituach

100 participants

OWASP Israel January 2014

January 14th, 2014

Amdocs in Ra'anana

120 participants

OWASP Israel May 2013

May 28th, 2013


80 participants

OWASP Israel February 2013

February 12th, 2013


OWASP Israel Jun-2010

Jun 22nd, 2010

IBM/Watchfire in Herzliya

OWASP Israel Feb-2010

Feb 9th, 2010

Amdocs in Ra'anana

70 attendees

title=>OWASP Israel Jan-2010

Jan 12th, 2010

Breach Security in Herzliya

60 attendees

OWASP Israel Dec-2009

Dec 2009

IBM/Watchfire in Herzliya

OWASP Israel May 2009 meeting

May 7th, 2009

IBM in Park Azorim in Petach-Tikva

OWASP Israel March 2009 meeting

March 26th, 2009

Tel-Aviv University

60 attendees

OWASP Israel January 2009 meeting

January 28th, 2009


100 participants

Previous Annual Conferences

Name Date Location Attendance
AppSec IL 2023 May 16-17, 2023 Expo Tel Aviv 800 attendees
AppSec IL 2020 Oct 27-28, 2020 Digital event nearly 1000 attendees!
AppSec Global 2019 May 26-39, 2019 InterContinental David Tel Aviv over 500 attendees
AppSec Israel 2018 September 5-6, 2018 Tel Aviv University over 900 attendees!
AppSec Israel 2017 October 17-18, 2017 College of Management 800 attendees
AppSec Israel 2016 September 19th 2016 College of Management, Rishon 650 attendees
AppSec Israel 2015 October 13th, 2015 College of Management, Rishon 550 participants
AppSec Israel 2014 September 2nd, 2014 IDC, Hertzeliya over 450 participants
OWASP Israel 2013 October 1st, 2013 IDC, Hertzeliya 480 participants
OWASP Israel 2012 conference Sep 5th, 2012 IDC, Hertzeliya  
OWASP Israel 2011 Conference Sep 15th, 2011 IDC, Herzeliya 350 attendees
OWASP Israel 2010 Conference Sep 6th, 2010 IDC, Herzliya 150 attendees
OWASP Israel 2009 September 6th 2009 Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya  
OWASP Israel 2008 September 14th, 2008 Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya 250 attendees
OWASP Israel at the IDC Security Road Show
OWASP sponsored the IDC Security Road Show event in Israel.
Thanks for Iris Lev-Ari and Tomer Teller for the help in the OWASP booth.
June 3rd, 2008    
OWASP Israel 2007 conference
The 1st official OWASP conference in Israel!
The conference really set itself as an event you must come to if you have anything to do with application security.
Dec 3rd 2007 Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya  

AppSec Israel 2020 Sponsorships

AppSec Israel 2020 detailed sponsorship tiers and options can be found in AppSec IL site

Gold Sponsors

Local sponsors

If you want to support our chapter, please contact Ori Troyna.