[Owasp-appsensor-project] Notification of HOST Investment Award

Samantha Groves samantha.groves at owasp.org
Fri Dec 13 18:31:52 UTC 2013


Hello,

I just sent over a message. Let me know if you need more information.

SG


On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org>wrote:

> Samantha
>
> Do you have any information about what we need to do next for HOST please?
>
>
> Colin
>
>
> On 5 December 2013 07:55, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:
> > Samantha
> >
> > Did we hear again from HOST?
> >
> > Colin
> >
> > On 7 November 2013 21:14, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:
> >> Samantha
> >>
> >> Is there any further action required from OWASP/us at the moment? Do
> >> we know when the funds will be available, the process for using them
> >> and if there is a deadline?
> >>
> >> Note: this award is tied to receiving the previously committed $5,000
> >> from the OWASP reboot funds.
> >>
> >> Colin
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 29 October 2013 08:09, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Yes without the staff team this would not have happened at all.
> >>>
> >>> I found the comments interesting, especially
> >>>
> >>>    "There was general consensus among reviewers that this [HOST]
> project
> >>>     is a small investment for a valuable part of the Appsensor
> Project, ..."
> >>>
> >>> and how being associated with OWASP and being a voluntary effort
> assisted
> >>> our bid:
> >>>
> >>>   "The reviewers also noted the importance of OWASP and the fact that
> >>>    it is volunteer-driven and therefore deserves support to remain
> viable."
> >>>
> >>> I guess being vendor neutral also helps.  As a reminder about what we
> >>> applied for, the discussion thread is here:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-appsensor-project/2013-August/thread.html
> >>>
> >>> and the submission here:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1cFbmOLqEQQG8eXPrMTlU6JUivgRIacUeL7D599bZm_E/edit
> >>>
> >>> The submission was at fairly short notice and we bid for support for
> >>> something we can deliver very soon, in this case book and flyer
> professional
> >>> design
> >>>
> >>>    "...including useful documentation of a high quality."
> >>>
> >>> But in our August discussions we also thought perhaps applying for
> other
> >>> software development funding in a future round if this went well and
> the
> >>> opportunity still existed. And the discussion homed in on a
> >>> reporting/dashboard tool.
> >>>
> >>>     "They also believe the software components and method will
> actually be
> >>> usable,
> >>>      and define sound practices for handling security issues at the
> >>> applications level. "
> >>>
> >>> The combination of documentation and code makes AppSensor highly
> attractive.
> >>>
> >>> I think many AppSensor contributors will be at AppSec USA, so it would
> be a
> >>> good opportunity to discuss this funding and ideas for 2014.
> >>>
> >>> Meanwhile, we now need to get the book text finished :-)
> >>>
> >>> Colin
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 29 October 2013 03:57, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Agreed! Another congrats to the full team and all the hard work from
> all
> >>>> parties!!
> >>>>
> >>>> On Oct 28, 2013 6:53 PM, "Dennis Groves" <dennis.groves at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> To be fair,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The staff also deserve a great thank you as well.  They not only
> identify
> >>>>> these opportunities, organize them by deadline and then recruit
>  people from
> >>>>> each project to complete the project specific parts of the grants.
> They then
> >>>>> write the non project specific parts of the grants and then have
> them edited
> >>>>> and submitted before the deadline.  I know that Samantha did this
> for 28
> >>>>> grants proposals this year and that was prior to October.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Dennis
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ......
> >>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Dear Samantha,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thank you again for submitting an application on OWASP's behalf
> during
> >>>>> our Open Call for Investment Applications that took place between
> July 2nd
> >>>>> and August 14, 2013. This call for investments produced twenty-eight
> >>>>> applications.  Four projects were selected for funding within the
> HOST
> >>>>> program, a number of others are being referred for potential funding
> outside
> >>>>> of the HOST program by DHS S&T. We are notifying all applicants of
> their
> >>>>> award status today.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> We are pleased to inform you that your project has been selected for
> HOST
> >>>>> Investment funding. We will contact you soon to discuss the next
> steps in
> >>>>> the investment process, and work to draft an agreement, including a
> scope of
> >>>>> work between your organization and Georgia Tech Research Institute.
> (Please
> >>>>> direct your emails to investments at opencybersecurity.org email for
> >>>>> correspondence; someone on the team will reply.)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> We have included key feedback from the peer reviewers for your
> >>>>> information below my signature.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On behalf of the HOST team, congratulations and welcome to the
> program.
> >>>>> We look forward to working with you.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Best Regards,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Deborah Bryant
> >>>>> Investments Advisor, Homeland Open Security Technology Program
> >>>>> Principal Consultant, Bryant Group
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Application: OWASP AppSensor Project (project design support)
> >>>>> Organization: OWASP Foundation
> >>>>> POC: Samantha Groves; samantha.groves at owasp.org; 480-800-9830
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Feedback:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> There was general consensus among reviewers that this project is a
> small
> >>>>> investment for a valuable part of the Appsensor Project, including
> useful
> >>>>> documentation of a high quality. They also believe the software
> components
> >>>>> and method will actually be usable, and define sound practices for
> handling
> >>>>> security issues at the applications level. The reviewers also noted
> the
> >>>>> importance of OWASP and the fact that it is volunteer-driven and
> therefore
> >>>>> deserves support to remain viable.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>>> Samantha Groves, MBA
> >>>>>>>> OWASP Projects Manager
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> The OWASP Foundation
> >>>>>>>> Phoenix, USA
> >>>>>>>> Email: samantha.groves at owasp.org
> >>>>>>>> Skype: samanthahz
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> OWASP Global Projects
> >>>>>>>> Book a Meeting with Me
> >>>>>>>> OWASP Contact US Form
> >>>>>>>> New Project Application Form
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>>>> Owasp-appsensor-project mailing list
> >>>>>> Owasp-appsensor-project at lists.owasp.org
> >>>>>> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-appsensor-project
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
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> >>>> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-appsensor-project
> >>>>
> >>>
>



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