[Global_chapter_committee] Chennai Chapter

Puneet Mehta puneet.mehta at owasp.org
Tue Mar 10 10:46:23 EDT 2009


Great ! Thanks guys..I will communicate the Committee's decision to both of
them and will try to connect over the phone as well.

-Puneet

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>wrote:

>  Perfect.  Thank you.
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> Kate Hartmann
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> *From:* Puneet Mehta [mailto:puneet.mehta at owasp.org]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 10, 2009 10:32 AM
> *To:* Ofer Shezaf; global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org
> *Cc:* dinis cruz; Kate Hartmann
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> *Subject:* Re: [Global_chapter_committee] Chennai Chapter
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>
>
> 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.
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> Waiting for a go ahead from you all.
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> Regards
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> -Puneet
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> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Ofer Shezaf <ofer at shezaf.com> wrote:
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> I agree with Puneet.
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> 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?
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> 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.
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> ~ Ofer
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> 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?
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> Ofer Shezaf [shezaf at xiom.com, +972-54-4431119, www.xiom.com]
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> *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
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>
> *To:* dinis cruz
> *Cc:* global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org; Kate Hartmann
> *Subject:* Re: [Global_chapter_committee] Chennai Chapter
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>
> 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
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> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 2:18 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
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> Chandrasekar is raising very valid points here, so can the Chapter
> Committee handle this asap?
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>
>
> 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:
>
>
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> a) say *'This chapter xyz is inactive and I want to take its leadership'*
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> b) here are my 5 local referrals
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> c) I agree with the local chapter leader "code of conduct and requirements"
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>
> Dinis
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> 2009/3/6 <Chandrasekar_Umapath at dell.com>t
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> 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.
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> I kindly request you to reply to our E-Mails is an timely mannerJ.
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> Chandrasekar Umapathy ,CSSLP, CEH,
> CHFI,ESCA,LPT,CCSA,CCSE,ISO27001,ITIL,MCSE
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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.
>
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>
> Thank you for your continued support.
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> Kate Hartmann
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> OWASP Operations Director
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> *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
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>
>
> 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.
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> I have sent out the invites to the chapter members. The response seems to
> be trickling in too slow...
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> Thanks & Regards,
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> 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
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>
>
> Venki - Can you please do the needful. I believe you are handling owasp
> now.
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Anand
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>
>  ------------------------------
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> *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.
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>
>
> 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
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