[Global_conference_committee] FIRST and OWASP relations

Lucas Ferreira lucas.ferreira at owasp.org
Fri Feb 4 11:10:45 EST 2011


Ralph,

they are pretty well know in incident response circles. Actually, they are a
forum which includes the foremost incident response teams.

Regards,

Lucas

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 14:05, Ralph Durkee <rd at rd1.net> wrote:

>  I'm ok with giving it a try, we're likely to benefit at some level, but it
> may not be all that symmetrical a partnership.  I haven't heard of them
> before, but that doesn't mean they may be well known is some circles.
>
> -- Ralph
>
> On 2/4/2011 10:45 AM, Mark Bristow wrote:
>
> Ralph,
>
>  I'm not too concerned that all their content isn't open, that's a tall
> order for an organization to meet.  I think however they do make much
> of their content available to the community.  I think it's at least worth
> exploring.
>
>  -Mark
>
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 9:38 AM, Ralph Durkee <rd at rd1.net> wrote:
>
>>  Might be a good partnership, but the core values aren't that similar.
>> The public guides can't be copied without permission, and some of the guides
>> are for members only.   http://www.first.org/resources/guides/
>>
>> -- Ralph
>>
>>
>> On 2/4/2011 9:22 AM, Mark Bristow wrote:
>>
>>  Team,
>>
>>  Any comments or objections to this?  I'd like to move this forward.
>>
>>  -Mark
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org>wrote:
>>
>>> GCC,
>>>
>>> Please see the email below.  I think this would be a good partnership as
>>> FIRST is a well regarded institution in the Incident Response community and
>>> has a similar set of core values with OWASP.
>>>
>>> We could easily promote this as a "partner event" with FIRST.
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com>
>>> Date: Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:09 PM
>>> Subject: RE: FIRST and OWASP relations
>>> To: Kenneth Van Wyk <ken at krvw.com>, Dave Wichers <
>>> dave.wichers at aspectsecurity.com>, mark.bristow at owasp.org
>>> Cc: External - Ken vanWyk <ken at krvw.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --Jeff
>>>
>>> Jeff Williams, CEO
>>> Aspect Security
>>> work: 410-707-1487
>>> main: 301-604-4882
>>> Hi Ken,
>>>
>>> Good to hear from you.  Will be in Portugal next week for OWASP Summit!
>>>
>>> To me, this is a perfect collaboration between not-for-profits dedicated
>>> to security.  We've been wrestling with how to partner with *commercial*
>>> conferences for this kind of thing, but FIRST seems like a great
>>> partner.  I've copied Mark Bristow, who runs the OWASP Global
>>> Conferences committee, as I'd like to get their buy-in on becoming an
>>> affiliate.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> --Jeff
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Kenneth Van Wyk [mailto:ken at krvw.com]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:40 AM
>>> To: Jeff Williams; Dave Wichers
>>> Cc: External - Ken vanWyk
>>> Subject: FIRST and OWASP relations
>>>
>>> Hi Jeff and Dave,
>>>
>>> Hey, I'm sitting in Barcelona this week for some face-to-face FIRST
>>> Board meetings.  A topic of discussion has come up that I'd like to
>>> broach with you all.
>>>
>>> We'd like to do a "FIRST Affiliates Program" for this year's annual
>>> conference (12-17 June 2011, in Vienna, Austria -- see
>>> http://conference.first.org/ for details).  We'd like to know if OWASP
>>> would be interested in participating in this.  The details are as
>>> follows:
>>>
>>> - Cost to affiliate is $0.
>>> - Affiliates advertise/mention our FIRST conference via the link above.
>>> - Members of affiliate organization (in good standing) get a 10%
>>> discount off our normal conference registration fee.
>>>
>>> Plain and simple.  If you're willing to mention our conference on your
>>> web site, we'll give your members a discount to our conference.  And
>>> we'd be willing to reciprocate if you're interested in that as well.
>>>
>>> The only overhead is we'd need to get an authentication yes/no from you
>>> regarding any OWASP members who request the discount.
>>>
>>> Do you think OWASP would be interested in doing that with us?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Ken
>>>
>>> -----
>>> Kenneth R. van Wyk
>>> KRvW Associates, LLC
>>> http://www.KRvW.com
>>>
>>> Follow us on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/KRvW_Associates
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  --
>>> Mark Bristow
>>> (703) 596-5175
>>> mark.bristow at owasp.org
>>>
>>> OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - http://is.gd/5MTvF
>>> OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - http://is.gd/5MTwu
>>> AppSec DC Organizer - https://www.appsecdc.org
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Mark Bristow
>> (703) 596-5175
>> mark.bristow at owasp.org
>>
>> OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - http://is.gd/5MTvF
>> OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - http://is.gd/5MTwu
>> AppSec DC Organizer - https://www.appsecdc.org
>>
>>
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>
> --
> Mark Bristow
> (703) 596-5175
> mark.bristow at owasp.org
>
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