Web Application Security Consortium Releases Vendor Neutral Evaluation Criteria for Selecting Application Firewalls
Security Experts, Practitioners, and Vendors Join Forces to Provide Open Set of Guidelines that Simplify Independent Assessment of Products
Jan. 17, 2006

The Web Application Security Consortium (WASC), an international group of information security experts that produce open application security guidelines for the World Wide Web, today announced that it has released version 1.0 of The Web Application Firewall Evaluation Criteria (WAFEC). WAFEC is a collaborative effort by a team of security experts, industry practitioners, and vendors designed to provide an independent and vendor-neutral set of criteria for evaluating Web Application Firewall products. more...

Web Application Security Consortium Guest Articles Call For Papers (CFP)
Group Creates Outlet for Web Security Community
December 03, 2004

The Web Application Security Consortium (WASC) is seeking contributed 'Guest Articles' by industry professionals on the latest in trends, techniques, defenses, best practices and lessons learned relevant to the field of web application security. more...


Web Security Threat Classifications Paper Released
Group Promotes Industry Standard Terminology of Web Security Threats
February 23, 2004

Web Application Security Consortium (WASC), a group dedicated to developing and promoting "security standards of best practice" for the World Wide Web, announced the completion of the WASC official Charter and Web Security Threat Classification


Web Application Security Consortium Announced
Industry-Leading Security Experts Join Forces to Establish Web Application Security Consortium
February 23, 2004

Top security experts today announce the formation of the Web Application Security Consortium, a group dedicated to developing and promoting security standards of best practice for the World Wide Web. Rising to meet the challenges of web security, the Consortium will focus its efforts to assist application developers, security professionals and software vendors through collaborative effort.