[Owasp-appsensor-project] GSoC 2016

Timo Goosen timo.goosen at owasp.org
Thu Mar 3 05:38:29 UTC 2016

Can we make suggestions on specific things that students can work on?

I've got some suggestions for the reverse proxy in Golang.

This is pretty cool.


On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 6:10 AM, John Melton <jtmelton at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
> OWASP has been selected this year to participate in the Google Summer of
> Code! This is great news for the org, and hopefully appsensor will be able
> to participate again. We don't yet know how many slots we'll get, but now
> is the time to get started with planning. There are 2 specific things you
> can do:
> 1. If you are aware of students that might be interested, let them know
> ASAP. There's ~2 weeks for Q&A, then ~2 weeks for submission.
> 2. If you have time, sign up as a mentor. That could be for appsensor, or
> any of the other owasp projects. From past experience, I'd say you should
> plan for about 2-3 hours per week for the duration of the program (~3
> months). It's a really good experience with smart students. It's an easy
> short-term way to contribute.
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> Thanks,
> John
> ----------------------------------
> Students will start applying for projects on March 14th but a lot of them
> are already exploring ideas on our corresponding wiki page:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas.
> *How you can get involved:*
> If you are a project leader and would like for your project to participate
> add your idea on our  GSOC 2016 Idea
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas> wiki page ASAP!
> *Become a Mentor:*
> Do you want to become a mentor for a student?
> Choose a participating OWASP project from the wiki page listed below preferably
> the one you are most familiar with.
> Link: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas
> Touch base with the project leader and ask one of the org admins (Claudia
> <claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>, Kostas <konstantinos at owasp.org> or
> Fabio <fcerullo at owasp.org>) to send you an invitation and get you started
> today.
> *Help OWASP Invite Students: *
> Are you somehow affiliated with a university? Get in touch with students,
> inform them about the program and how they can participate with OWASP.
> Please direct students to the wiki page for details:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC
> Please let us know if you need help or supporting material.
> Thank you in advance for your time and look forward to your participation.
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