[GPC] New OWASP Project: OWASP Hackademic Challenges

Jason Li jason.li at owasp.org
Tue Mar 15 17:54:41 EDT 2011


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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> Paulo Coimbra,
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> OWASP Project Manager <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Paulo_Coimbra>
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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.
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> Project Roadmap:
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> V1.0 out in late Q1 2011
> V1.1 improved interface: out Q2 2011
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> V2.0 seperate teacher-student interfaces: late 2011.
> V2.1 interface and process to receive additional challenges: Q1 2012
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> 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
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> Project Contributor(s) (if any) - name email and wiki account (if any):
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> 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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