[Global_education_committee] [Owasp-leaders] Google Summer of Code

Konstantinos Papapanagiotou Konstantinos at owasp.org
Wed Mar 14 15:48:04 UTC 2012


After all did we submit an application as a mentoring organization?

Kostas


On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> wrote:
> Thanks Dinis. I will use parts of this document to propose OWASP as a GSoC
> mentoring organization.
>
> For those leaders interested to participate, our first deadline is March
> 9th. At that stage, our submission as mentoring organization will be
> reviewed and based on the quality of the proposals made by ourselves a
> decision will be made by Google.
>
> I'm actively looking for OWASP Tools project leaders that could benefit from
> the help of students coding for their respective projects either by adding a
> specific functionality, module or even improving the code. Simon (ZAP) is
> gathering a set of enhancement requests that will be really useful when the
> time comes for Google to review our application. A similar approach should
> be taken for any project that is willing to participate in GSoC.
>
> ZAP enhancement requests as GSoC
> candidates: http://code.google.com/p/zaproxy/issues/list?can=2&q=label%3AGSoC-Candidate
>
> If you think your OWASP project could benefit from GSoC please get in touch
> with me.
>
> Also, if you are not responsible for a particular OWASP project but would
> like to help by being a mentor please let me know. Being a mentor means
> that, if our proposal is accepted, a student/s will be allocated to you so
> you could guide them in their coding tasks.
>
> Some OWASP leaders already expressed an interest in becoming a mentor for
> their projects:
>
> - Simon Bennetts (ZAP)
> - Chris Schmidt (ESAPI)
> - Arshan Dabirsiaghi (AntiSamy)
> - Ryan Barnett (ModSecurity CRS)
> - John Melton (AppSensor)
>
> I've started drafting a wiki page with further details about GSoC that you
> could access below.
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC
>
> Also, I'm collating all enhancement requests in the page below until 9th
> March.
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2012_Ideas
>
> Any questions, please let me know.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Fabio
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 6:30 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Simon, I found a document from one of out past (unsuccessful)
>> applications to
>> Google: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12Xb-BHkYmFpDOVsQ69zVS2DgUc5qP7jyQWSc9QxKtCA/edit
>>
>> Hope this helps
>>
>> Dinis Cruz
>>
>> On 16 February 2012 12:53, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm all for concrete tangible things :)
>>> I've started labeling some of the existing ZAP enhancement requests as
>>> GSoC candidates:
>>> http://code.google.com/p/zaproxy/issues/list?can=2&q=label%3AGSoC-Candidate
>>> They will _definitely_ need fleshing out, but all feedback appreciated.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Simon
>>>
>>> PS Arggh - resend due to owasp-leaders reply-to misconfiguration :(
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Fabio,
>>>>
>>>> That's great if you have some time!
>>>>
>>>> Our previous app was denied without much explanation so I don't know
>>>> exactly what would help our application.
>>>>
>>>> I *suspect* though it was because our project idea list
>>>> (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Request_for_Proposal_List) was
>>>> somewhat pie in the sky rather than concrete tangible things.
>>>>
>>>> Unfortunately, in the past (as in the present), the GSoC application
>>>> period seems to sneak up on us and project leaders usually can't turn around
>>>> some concrete ideas for improving their projects before the deadline.
>>>>
>>>> Therefore I think having a few concrete goals or ideas for ZAP (and/or
>>>> other OWASP projects) will help the application.
>>>>
>>>> I'll see if I can dig up our previous application so you have a starting
>>>> point...
>>>>
>>>> -Jason
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 15, 2012, at 5:01 AM, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> 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> 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> 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> 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
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Blog: http://kroosec.blogspot.com
>>>>> >> Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kroosec
>>>>> >>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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