[Global_education_committee] Google Summer of Code

Hani Benhabiles hani.benhabiles at owasp.org
Wed Feb 15 10:04:40 UTC 2012


On Wed 15 Feb 2012 11:01:05 AM CET, Fabio Cerullo wrote:
> Jason,
>
> I just had a chat with Simon and he is willing to recruit 
> mentors/students to help him with ZAP.
>
> I'm willing to give out some cycles and register OWASP in GSOC as a 
> participating open source organization.
>
> Then Simon could propose the project and start the recruiting 
> process... more projects then could follow.
>
> Any words of wisdom before we kick off with this initiative?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Fabio
>
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org 
> <mailto:jason.li at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     If it's like past years, we have to apply as a mentoring
>     organization. Requires a list of potential projects and a stable
>     of committed mentors.
>
>     -Jason
>
>     On Feb 14, 2012, at 9:16 AM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou
>     <Konstantinos at owasp.org <mailto:Konstantinos at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     > I have a couple of students that would be interested. How do we get
>     > this started?
>     >
>     > [looping in the GEC...]
>     >
>     >
>     > On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Hani Benhabiles
>     > <hani.benhabiles at owasp.org <mailto:hani.benhabiles at owasp.org>>
>     wrote:
>     >> Hi all,
>     >>
>     >> The Google Summer of Code program was announced last week [1].
>     Is there any
>     >> chance to see OWASP taking part of it ?
>     >> It would be very interesting to have students working on either
>     existing
>     >> projects (like ZAP, ESAPI...) and boosting them or on ideas for
>     new projects
>     >> and thus helping OWASP better take out the word and reach its
>     goals.
>     >>
>     >> [1]
>     >>
>     http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2012/02/google-summer-of-code-2012-is-on.html
>     >>
>     >> Cheers,
>     >> Hani.
>     >>
>     >> --
>     >> M. Hani Benhabiles
>     >> OWASP Algeria SC founder and president.
>     >> http://www.owaspalgeriasc.org
>     >> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Algeria_Student_Chapter
>     >> Email: hani.benhabiles at owasp.org <mailto:hani.benhabiles at owasp.org>
>     >>
>     >> Blog: http://kroosec.blogspot.com
>     >> Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kroosec
>     >>
>
>

Propositions of ideas for new projects from other members who're 
willing to mentor them are welcome too!

Cheers,
Hani.

-- 
M. Hani Benhabiles
OWASP Algeria SC founder and president.
http://www.owaspalgeriasc.org
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Algeria_Student_Chapter
Email: hani.benhabiles at owasp.org

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kroosec
Blog: http://kroosec.blogspot.com


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