[Owasp-appsensor-project] [Owasp-appsensor-dev] GSoC 2016

Timo Goosen timo.goosen at owasp.org
Tue Mar 8 09:55:07 UTC 2016

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-Some header related checks.


On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 1:58 PM, Colin WATSON <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:

> Fantastic news,
> Colin
> ---- John Melton 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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