[Global_education_committee] Fwd: Samenwerking Javaranch.com

Martin Knobloch martin.knobloch at owasp.org
Mon Feb 7 09:49:16 EST 2011


JavaRanch (or better, CodeRanch, due to Oracle bying Java, everybody is
searching for new names, I guess) are non-profit, too!

First let's make this a success, then we can think about making them an
educational supporter.
..to my previous emails, I had close to non response!

Cheers,
~Martin

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

> Cool, I use that site before many times. Are they a non profit? Can we make
> them education sponsors of owasp?
>
> On 26 Nov 2010 09:54, "Martin Knobloch" <martin.knobloch at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> All,
>
> Some time ago, I did a security awareness workshop for students about
> application security. One of the attends is involved (low in the hierarchy)
> in JavaRance.com (http://www.javaranch.com/).
>
> He was very interested (apparently I did a good job) about the subject and
> forwarded to the JavaRanch top the suggestion to work together. Today, I got
> his reply that the JavaRanch top is interested in OWASP and what OWASP does.
> I tried to translate his email (below):
>
> _____________________________________________________________
>
> Sorry for the late response. I wast very busy and a also have been sick.
> Our idea for a cooperation between OWASP and JavaRanch is received very good
> at the high bosses. I propose the following, but am open for alternatives:
>
>
>
> We fix a date on which you come along to answer questions from our
> community. To generate attention we send out an email (+100.000 people) and
> announce this on facebook and twitter. Further, we will announce this on our
> website.
>
> We even have found an editor who is prepared to make a couple books + PDF'
> s available for free that will be raffled for those asking questions. He too
> will will twitter about this and announce it on their website!
>
>
>
> This will increase the visibility of OWASP and give OWASP a good publicity,
> whereby it offers a great chance for our community to ask questions about
> security and OWASP.
>
>
>
> I am curious what you think of this.
> _____________________________________________________________
>
> In my opinion, this is indeed a great chance of OWASP to reach out to the
> Java Community!
> Let me know what I have to consider. Also, it would be nice to have some
> assistence, even I have not all the knowledge ;-)
>
> On the mailing list overview, I found a Java mailing group,
> java-project at lists.owasp.org., but could not locate a project lead for the
> Java projects (http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Java_Project/<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Java_Project/es>
> ).
>
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
> Date: 2010/11/26
> Subject: Re: Samenwerking Javaranch.com
> To: wouter oet <wouter.oet at gmail.com>
>
>
> Hoi Wouter,
>
> Geen probleem, ben zelf bijzonders druk de afgelopen tijd!
>
> Lijkt mij uitstekend! Ik ga dit even aan de OWASP Foundation Board melden!
> Zodra ik een reactie heb meld ik mij weer bij je! OWASP kennende zal het
> geen probleem zijn!
>
> Groet,
> Martin
>
> 2010/11/25 wouter oet <wouter.oet at gmail.com>
>
> Hey Martin,
>>
>> Sorry voor het late mailtje. Ik had het erg druk en ben een tijdje ziek
>> geweest. Ons idee voor een samenwerking tussen owasp en javaranch is goed
>> bevallen bij de hoge bazen. Ik stel het volgende voor maar sta natuurlijk
>> open voor alternatieven en aanpassingen:
>>
>> We prikken een datum waarop jij langs komt om vragen te beantwoorden van
>> onze community. Om hiervoor aandacht te genereren sturen wij een mail rond
>> (+100.000 mensen) en posten wij dit op facebook en twitter. Daarnaast staat
>> er gedurende de periode een melding op onze website. We hebben zelfs een
>> uitgever gevonden die bereid is om een paar boeken + PDF's kostenloos
>> beschikbaar te stellen om te verloten onder de gene die vragen stellen. Hij
>> zal er ook over twitteren en een link zetten op hun website.
>>
>> Ik denk dat owasp hierdoor flink in de publiciteit komt te staan en dat
>> het een erg mooie kans is voor onze community om vragen e stellen over
>> security en owasp.
>>
>> Ik ben benieuwd wat jij hier van denkt.
>>
>> Groeten,
>> Wouter
>>
>> Wouter Oet | wouter.oet at gmail.com | Studentnummer: 1514846 | Tel:
>> 06-46014145
>>
>>
>
>
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