[Committees-chairs] Operational Update - Migration / Splash Page / Membership Drive
tomb at owasp.org
Tue Nov 29 09:17:03 EST 2011
=== Noted will merge it into the short one page splash page ==
Business Case for OWASP Foundation
Has the OWASP Foundation provided your corporation or professional value with guides, tools and community?
Now we need your support; did you know that
94% think volunteering adds to the skills of their workforce
58% say voluntary work can be more valuable than experience gained in paid employment
25% offer paid time off to employee volunteers
15% allow sabbaticals for volunteering projects.
Employer supported volunteering can help a company’s:
Reputation and credibility
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Join the professional community of OWASP as one of the (5) supporting member types from $50usd - $5000usd join the team today with your donation
2011 Update "Where we are... Where we are going"
Videos to help raise awareness of our mission
1) Introduction to Application Security = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDbWvEwBBxo
2) Injection Attacks = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pypTYPaU7mM
3) Cross Site Scripting = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z9RQSnf8-g
On Nov 29, 2011, at 9:13 AM, Eoin wrote:
> Could you include the "Benefits of being in OWASP" piece you posted on Linked in last week?
> That was great?
> On 29 November 2011 13:41, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
> We are/will be performing a planned maintenance window for the physical and logical migration of the OWASP.ORG Mediawiki to its new home "In the cloud" at barter-in-trade corporate supporter Rackspace and will also be enabling barter-in-trade corporate supporter Akamai for worldwide acceleration service.
> During this planned outage we will use this opportunity to put up a "under construction" page however will use the opportunity while DNS updates and migration can be done to solicit persons to join OWASP Foundation as a member to support our professional organization (raising awareness for one of our goals under membership) as well as outline the 2012 strategic and tactical plans of the board and the committees.
> ======= DRAFT EXAMPLE PAGE ==========
> Thank you for visiting the OWASP Foundation website. We are currently undergoing a planned maintenance widow for system migration.
> If you have leveraged the OWASP Guides, Tools and Community, consider supporting our mission as a member with a 12 month individual membership for $50usd or a corporate supporter for only $5000usd
> Our mission is to make application security visible, so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about true application security risks won't you join us?
> Become a Member Today.
> <JOIN NOW BUTTON>
> This is a great time to review the 2012 goals of the professional association, they are;
> Build the OWASP Platform - Define the processes, resources, and tools to enable volunteers to quickly join and contribute to OWASP in the areas of projects, chapters, education, conferences and connections
> Expand Communication Channels - Establish effective communication channels into developer groups, universities, and industry groups
> Grow the OWASP Community - Build and grow the OWASP community throughout the world by focusing on the quality of projects, chapters, conferences, and social technologies
> Financial Stability - Further build out a stable financial foundation and create new sources of income for the organisation to achieve the goals of 2012 and future years.
> 2012 Committee Goals: https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/19ffAsXz7ckhUxnwTuRsteKCN92T16h0iCn__n4Ts1tc/edit
> 2012 Budget: https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhI4iTO_QojvdFRTX1ZvUHU5U1N3WVRGNm56cDlOM1E&hl=en_US#gid=0
> We will be announcing this to OWASP-ALL shortly globally.
> Please call me with questions, concerns etc 973-202-0122
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "Laurence Casey" <larry.casey at aspectsecurity.com>
>> Subject: RE: Migration funds
>> Date: November 17, 2011 11:57:22 AM EST
>> To: "Thomas Brennan" <tomb at owasp.org>, "Laurence Casey" <larry.casey at owasp.org>
>> Cc: "OWASP Foundation Board List" <owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>
>> I have put the migration on my calendar to start Nov 26 and finish by
>> Dec 4. During this time, we can put up the fund raising page for a day
>> or two as discussed.
> Eoin Keary
> OWASP Global Board Member (Vice Chair)
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