<div>Hi Helen,</div>
<div>Good idea in principle.</div>
<div>I believe such organisations need to mandate OWASP best practices into thier development (in house and outsourced).</div>
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<div>Maybe promote and demonstrate:</div>
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<div><a href="https://www.owasp.org/images/d/de/OWASP_Green_Book-Governmental_Bodies.pdf">https://www.owasp.org/images/d/de/OWASP_Green_Book-Governmental_Bodies.pdf</a></div>
<div><br>Eoin</div>
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<div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Helen Gao <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:helen.gao@owasp.org">helen.gao@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br>
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<p style="TEXT-ALIGN:center;MARGIN-TOP:0pt;MARGIN-BOTTOM:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:24px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:bold;TEXT-DECORATION:none">New OWASP Supporter Type - Government Supporter</span></p>
<span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"></span><br><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:bold;TEXT-DECORATION:none">What’s the Issue:</span><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"> When an organization becomes an OWASP supporter, there is usually an annual fee of $5,000. But if the organization is a university then the fee is waved. There are currently more than 50 such academic supporters worldwide. They play an important role in spreading the OWASP message. Recently, a question has been raised. Should we extend the no-cost benefit to government agencies? The Membership Committee thinks the answer is yes. We proposed the requirements and benefits below for your review.</span><br>
<span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"></span><br><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:bold;TEXT-DECORATION:none">What’s Next?</span><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">: Please send it your feedback by March 6, 2012. We will summarize and submit to the board.</span><br>
<span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"></span><br><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:bold;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Bartered Requirements</span> 
<ul>
<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Use and reference OWASP material in publications and software development</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Host or sponsor OWASP events. For example, provide meeting space for OWASP meetings.</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Have government officials present at OWASP events</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Invite OWASP subject matter experts to present at events </span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Collaborate with OWASP in the area of web application security</span></li>
</ul><br><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"></span><br><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:bold;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Benefits:</span> 
<ul>
<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Raise awareness of government agencies worldwide</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">NO COST, Only Commitment to secure software education</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Be recognized as a supporter by posting your Agency logo on the OWASP website (Image size for logos: gif, jpg or png with a size of 150px X 45px at 72dpi)</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">OWASP and the Agency can work together with local chapter and OWASP Foundation to host security seminars or provide introductory training sessions for agency workers on OWASP tools, documentation and security skills.</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Agency is allowed to designate one individual to cast a vote in OWASP elections and collaborate with the Global Membership (or Connections?) Committee</span></li>

<li style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;LIST-STYLE-TYPE:disc;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none"><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:transparent;FONT-VARIANT:normal;FONT-STYLE:normal;FONT-FAMILY:Arial;FONT-SIZE:15px;VERTICAL-ALIGN:baseline;FONT-WEIGHT:normal;TEXT-DECORATION:none">Note: This is intended for the Agency as a whole to become involved with OWASP. This does not imply individual or organizational membership for the Agency worker. However, all Agency workers are encouraged to explore the benefits of becoming an individual member.</span></li>
<span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"></font></span></ul></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br></font></span></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888">Helen Gao 
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