[GPC] New OWASP Project: OWASP Hackademic Challenges

Christian Heinrich christian.heinrich at owasp.org
Thu Mar 17 21:09:29 EDT 2011


GPC,

This would appear to be related to the CTF project.

I believe that these could co-exist i.e CTF provides the scoring
framework and this project provides the challenges.

Please let me know your thoughts?

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
> No objections from me.
> -Jason
>
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Paulo Coimbra <paulo.coimbra at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Thank you, Kostas. If the GPC agrees I will set the project up.
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>> Thanks,
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>> - Paulo
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>> Paulo Coimbra,
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>> OWASP Project Manager
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>> From: conpap at gmail.com [mailto:conpap at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Konstantinos
>> Papapanagiotou
>> Sent: sábado, 12 de Março de 2011 13:33
>> To: Paulo Coimbra
>> Cc: anast at owasp.gr
>> Subject: New OWASP Project: OWASP Hackademic Challenges
>>
>>
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>> Hi Paulo,
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>> After the very positive feedback that we received during the Summit, we
>> would like to turn the Hackademic Challenges into an OWASP project.
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>> Project leaders will be Anastasios (cc-ed) and me.
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>> Details follow:
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>> Project Name - OWASP Hackademic Challenges
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>> Project purpose / overview:
>> The Hackademic Challenges is an open source project that can be used to
>> test and improve one's knowledge of web application security.
>> The Hackademic Challenges implement realistic scenarios with known
>> vulnerabilities in a safe, controllable environment. Users can attempt to
>> discover and exploit these vulnerabilities in order to learn important
>> concepts of information security through the attacker's perspective.
>> They have been especially designed for use in a clasroom environment where
>> they have been proved a valuable educational tool. Using hackademic
>> challenges students have the chance to experience application security in a
>> realistic envornment, something that triggers their interest and provokes a
>> lot of interesting discussions.
>> The Hackademic Challenges are currently used in several Universities and
>> have received very positive feedback from both professors and students.
>>
>>
>>
>> Project Roadmap:
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>> Briefly:
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>> V1.0 out in late Q1 2011
>> V1.1 improved interface: out Q2 2011
>> ...
>> V2.0 seperate teacher-student interfaces: late 2011.
>> V2.1 interface and process to receive additional challenges: Q1 2012
>>
>> Project links (if any) to external sites: http://hackademic.s3cure.gr
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>> Project License: TBC
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>> Project Leader name: Anastasios Stasinopoulos, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou
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>> Project Leader email address: anast at owasp.gr, konstantinos at owasp.org
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>> Project Leader wiki account - the username (you'll need this to edit the
>> wiki): Stasinopoulos_Anastasios, Conpap
>>
>> Project Contributor(s) (if any) - name email and wiki account (if any):
>>
>> Andreas Venieris - venieris at owasp.gr - Stasinopoulos_Anastasios
>> Alex Papanikolaou - alpapanik at owasp.gr
>> Vassileios Vlachos - vsvlachos at owasp.gr
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>> Please don't hesitate to contact me should you require any further info.
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>>
>> Kostas
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