[Global_chapter_committee] Chennai Chapter

Seba seba at owasp.org
Tue Mar 10 10:38:12 EDT 2009


ok for me!Seba

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Puneet Mehta <puneet.mehta at owasp.org>wrote:

> Ofer, thanks for the prompt response and your feedback. If all the
> Committee members agree to the below solution, then i will initiate a
> communication with both of them.
>
>  Waiting for a go ahead from you all.
>
> Regards
> -Puneet
>
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Ofer Shezaf <ofer at shezaf.com> wrote:
>
>>  I agree with Puneet.
>>
>>
>>
>> Specifically, the new chapters handbook provides a “warned” leader with 3
>> months to correct the situation which Venki should be given.  On the other
>> hand Chandrashekar enthusiasm is most welcomed and the best way would be for
>> both of them to work together. As Puneet said he is the best one to handle
>> this, so can you communicate the status to both parties and try to help them
>> work the OWASP say, which is together?
>>
>>
>>
>> I have now finished the draft of the all important chapter about chapter
>> life cycle and would welcome your comments:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Chapter_Handbook:_Chapter%27s_life_cycle.
>>
>>
>>
>> ~ Ofer
>>
>>
>>
>> p.s. Kate: can we have a starndard external e-mail address for the
>> committee that we can publish, so that people apply to it?
>>
>>
>>
>> Ofer Shezaf [shezaf at xiom.com, +972-54-4431119, www.xiom.com]
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* global_chapter_committee-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
>> global_chapter_committee-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Puneet
>> Mehta
>> *Sent:* Monday, March 09, 2009 4:59 PM
>> *To:* dinis cruz
>> *Cc:* global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org; Kate Hartmann
>> *Subject:* Re: [Global_chapter_committee] Chennai Chapter
>>
>>
>>
>> Team,
>>
>>
>>
>> A week back Venki called up Dhruv Soi (Co-Leader with me for Delhi
>> Chapter) and requested help to re-start the chapter activities. No denying
>> that he has not been taking active steps for the chapter, but here is my
>> thought on this one.
>>
>>    - Let Chandrashekar and Venki be the co-leaders for the Chennai
>>    chapter.
>>    - No new chapter to be created as i am sure together if they try
>>    , they can achieve a good member base.
>>    - As a member of Global Chapter's committe I volunteer to oversee
>>    thier progress and since i am in India , they can always reach out to me for
>>    any help.
>>
>>  Regards
>>
>> -Puneet
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 2:18 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Chandrasekar is raising very valid points here, so can the Chapter
>> Committee handle this asap?
>>
>>
>>
>> I don't know all details in this case , but it looks like Chandrasekar
>> should be given the opportunity to start a new local OWASP Chapter or to
>> take (full or joint) leadership of the current chapter.
>>
>>
>>
>> For future reference, the reason why we need here (
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Chapter ) an updated list
>> of 'inactive OWASP chapters' (and one that had no meeting for the last 6
>> months is definitel in that category) , is to make cases like these very
>> simple to deal with (and with very little local political implications).
>>
>>
>>
>> I.e., all that Chandrasekar should need to do in cases like this, is to:
>>
>>
>>
>> a) say *'This chapter xyz is inactive and I want to take its leadership'*
>>
>> b) here are my 5 local referrals
>>
>> c) I agree with the local chapter leader "code of conduct and
>> requirements"
>>
>>
>>
>> Dinis
>>
>> 2009/3/6 <Chandrasekar_Umapath at dell.com>t
>>
>> Do you think  because of the scheduled meeting by march they are active;
>> There was no activity happened  after Feb 2007 (Nearly 2 years). we are
>> desperately  following up with Chapter Lead (Venki) for the last three
>> months to setup a meeting to know each other , for that it took three months
>> and also we don’t know how far it will be successfully followed . Do you
>> think is this a right approach. We have already communicated to Chennai
>> Chapter Mailing List that we will start a new chapter if there is no
>> activity happening(Refer the Feb 2009 Mail Thread), and moreover we don’t
>> want to keep on following up with people to initiate the meeting . Either
>>  move the Chennai Chapter Lead Position to myself/zuber  or approve us to
>> start the new chapter. We will make sure that the new chapter will provide
>> awareness and fruitful information about Application Security on a regular
>> basis.
>>
>>
>>
>> I kindly request you to reply to our E-Mails is an timely mannerJ.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Chandrasekar Umapathy ,CSSLP, CEH,
>> CHFI,ESCA,LPT,CCSA,CCSE,ISO27001,ITIL,MCSE
>>
>> Lead Application Security
>> Dell | AIMS | Global Information Security
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>>
>>
>> *From:* Kate Hartmann [mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org]
>> *Sent:* Thursday, March 05, 2009 10:35 PM
>> *To:* Umapath, Chandrasekar
>> *Cc:* 'dinis cruz'
>> *Subject:* FW: Chennai Chapter
>>
>>
>>
>> It appears as if there has been a change in the Chennai leadership and
>> there is a meeting scheduled for the end of March.  Is it possible that you
>> will be able to participate in this chapter?  It sounds as if there is quite
>> a bit of interest in the area.  I am not familiar with the geographies, so
>> if you feel a second chapter is still necessary after you communicate with
>> the current chapter lead, let me know and I will follow up appropriately.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you for your continued support.
>>
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>>
>> OWASP Operations Director
>>
>> 9175 Guilford Road
>>
>> Suite 300
>>
>> Columbia, MD  21046
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>> 301-275-9403
>>
>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Venkatesh.Jagannathan at cognizant.com [mailto:
>> Venkatesh.Jagannathan at cognizant.com]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 04, 2009 11:16 PM
>> *To:* Venkatesh.Jagannathan at cognizant.com; kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>> *Cc:* Anand.Panneerselvam at cognizant.com; Myoosuf at cognizant.com;
>> Vasudevan.Thiruvengadam at cognizant.com
>> *Subject:* RE: Chennai Chapter
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi Kate,
>>
>>       We are having our first chennai chapter meeting this month. ZThe
>> scheduled date is likely to be 20th March. I am organizing the OWASP
>> meeting for the Chennai Chapter. From now onwards, you will be seeing
>> regular activities.
>>
>>
>>
>> I have sent out the invites to the chapter members. The response seems to
>> be trickling in too slow...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>>
>> Venkatesh Jagannathan (Venki) | Digital Security Practice |Ë:
>> +91-9840148148 | +: 443037 |É: +91-44-47403000 x:443037 | ý:
>> http://www.cognizant.com |€: http://www.linkedin.com/in/heyvenki
>>
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>>
>> *From:* Panneerselvam, Anand(Cognizant)
>> *Sent:* Thursday, March 05, 2009 4:45 AM
>> *To:* Mohamed, Yoosuf (Cognizant, VP - Tech); Thiruvengadam, Vasudevan
>> (Cognizant)
>> *Cc:* Jagannathan, Venkatesh (Cognizant)
>> *Subject:* RE: Chennai Chapter
>>
>>
>>
>> Venki - Can you please do the needful. I believe you are handling owasp
>> now.
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Anand
>>
>>
>>  ------------------------------
>>
>> *From:* Mohamed, Yoosuf (Cognizant, VP - Tech)
>> *Sent:* Wed 3/4/2009 8:41 AM
>> *To:* Panneerselvam, Anand(Cognizant); Thiruvengadam, Vasudevan
>> (Cognizant)
>> *Subject:* FW: Chennai Chapter
>>
>> Anand,
>>
>>                 Can you take care this? Also, can you see whether you can
>> replace my name/mail id with yours or Vasu’s.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Yoosuf
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Kate Hartmann [mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 04, 2009 8:08 PM
>> *To:* Mohamed, Yoosuf (Cognizant, VP - Tech)
>> *Subject:* Chennai Chapter
>>
>>
>>
>> Yoosuf, I see there has not been any activity on the chapter page for
>> quite some time.  Is this chapter still active?  I have had inquiries from
>> others who would like to initiate a chapter meeting.
>>
>>
>>
>> Please respond with your plans to activate the chapter.
>>
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>>
>> OWASP Operations Director
>>
>> 9175 Guilford Road
>>
>> Suite 300
>>
>> Columbia, MD  21046
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>>
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>> 301-275-9403
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>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
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