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

Fabio Cerullo fcerullo at owasp.org
Wed Mar 14 16:02:32 UTC 2012


Kostas,

Yes, we did... it is under review by Google and will know results by end of
this week.

Here are the proposals made by OWASP:

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2012_Ideas

If we get approved, you are more than welcome to become a mentor for any of
selected projects.

Thanks,

Fabio

On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> OWASP ZAP: Toolsmith Tool of the Year 2011
> >>>
> >>>
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