[Global_industry_committee] [Owasp-leaders] OWASP @ BlackHat 2011

Rex Booth rex.booth at owasp.org
Fri Jun 17 09:48:27 EDT 2011


Sounds like a great opportunity to reach out to some industry C-levels 
to include in the CISO survey.  I'm not yet sure if I'm attending, but 
I'd like to create a framework to conduct those surveys via whomever is 
available.

Rex


On 6/17/2011 8:56 AM, Tom Brennan wrote:
> We are being offered a promenade exhibit space in the DEMO or DIE area 
> at Blackhat.  For those that have ever exhibited at Blackhat you know 
> that the exhibit space is over $10,000 on avg., for a 8x10 space based 
> on demand and draws a crowd of over 8000+ in attendance people from 
> around the world from management, press, technical and law 
> enforcement.  (Defcon/BSides is where the real party is btw...)
>
> This barter in trade arrangement still in progress shares one common 
> goal, raising visibility about a professional association such as 
> OWASP Foundation as a platform and Open Source community 
> efforts. OWASP wins with exposure to main stream community
>
> BlackHat wins in supporting OWASP as they have publicly for as many years
>
> CALL FOR ACTION
> 1) If you want to show off your OWASP Project: SUBMIT IT 
> https://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-us-11/bh-us-11-arsenal.html <--- we 
> have 209 OWASP projects... lets get a few on the list ;)
>
> 2) If you are going to be in town and want to help out and donate 1 hr 
> of your time to the booth providing education and introduction to the 
> great things we are doing at chapters globally and projects your help 
> in advance is appreciated. More information will be at: 
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/KartCon2011  when details are 
> confirmed.  Submission via the GCC events system happening today for 
> swag order.
>
> Any questions suggestions, you want to help poke me at 973-202-0122 
>  working on similar arrangements at BSides 
> http://www.securitybsides.com/w/page/36939448/BSidesLasVegas   and 
> DefCon https://www.defcon.org/html/defcon-19/dc-19-index.html as well 
> for awareness.
>
>
>
>
> On Jun 15, 2011, at 5:33 PM, Tony UcedaVelez wrote:
>
>> Fully agreed. Let's begin to shift are efforts beyond our comfort 
>> zones and into IT arenas where developers are unaware of our 
>> presence. This could be part of industry outreach to have joint cons 
>> or CFP responses to cons that are dev or IT centric.
>>
>> Sent from my mobile device. Please excuse any typos.
>>
>> On Jun 15, 2011, at 5:28 PM, Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org 
>> <mailto:mark.bristow at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps it would be better to invest in Developer conferences rather 
>>> then security industry events.  Not that I don't love BH/DC but I'm 
>>> not sure if the crowd there has never heard of application security 
>>> before, we need to go where the people are.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org 
>>> <mailto:tomb at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>     Nothing official yet below was the first attempt to organize
>>>     something semi-official that i have head of... anyone else?
>>>
>>>     On this effort, if approved/accepted by Blackhat we of course
>>>     will relay here. I would like to try to expand our awareness
>>>     perhaps by sponsoring a caffeine / s/ambuca/ refill station next
>>>     to our table ;)   For the good of the organization we need to
>>>     raise visibility we have grown exponentially in the last 4 years
>>>     globally and will continue to do so.
>>>
>>>     Last year we had the 150 RSVP on the KartCon GoKart racing that
>>>     was a blast (no out of pocket costs for OWASP BTW) -  (see: 2010
>>>     Vegas and 2011 AppSecEU
>>>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/KartCon2011 and I suspect that
>>>     it will happen again this year on Thursday night at: FastLap LV
>>>     (see fun video: http://vimeo.com/3538030) so if your in town
>>>     look forward to racing!
>>>
>>>     But seriously our marketing investment should be measurable to
>>>     raise brand awareness to the masses.   Once we get outside our
>>>     security circle many people don't know us, what we stand for,
>>>     the mission of the highly talented folks such as yourself
>>>     selflessly donate to the mission around the world.  With Jeff
>>>     Moss and his personal commitment to community can only help
>>>     support our mission (and his..) BH/CMP Media I suspect will
>>>     support our request - stay tuned.
>>>
>>>     If anyone is reading this -- would like to participate with a
>>>     OWASP Party, Meet-Up, Other... help us pick a date that the most
>>>     folks will be in town:
>>>
>>>     <http://www.doodle.com/dv6ndrtwsqq5a344>http://www.doodle.com/dv6ndrtwsqq5a344
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>     On Jun 15, 2011, at 7:54 AM, daniel cuthbert wrote:
>>>
>>>>     Will there be a BH/OWASP party happening at all Tom?
>>>>
>>>>     On 15 June 2011 13:45, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org
>>>>     <mailto:tomb at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         Calling all project leaders;
>>>>
>>>>         Coming to Blackhat, Las Vegas USA already?   Want to join
>>>>         the party @ Blackhat Vegas, USA and raise visibility for
>>>>         your tool?
>>>>
>>>>         https://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-us-11/bh-us-11-arsenal.html <----
>>>>         fill out this request
>>>>
>>>>         We have submitted a inquiry to have a table to promote the
>>>>         OWASP Foundation as a brand as well raising awareness to
>>>>         the over 10,000 attendees.  The more OWASP tools that are
>>>>         featured the greater our visibility can be as a
>>>>         decentralized and collective effort for software security.
>>>>
>>>>         When you are accepted please let me know, I am keeping a
>>>>         tally of them.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         Tom Brennan
>>>>         OWASP Foundation
>>>>         email: tomb at owasp.org <mailto:tomb at owasp.org>
>>>>         tel: 973-202-0122 <tel:973-202-0122>
>>>>         url: www.owasp.org <http://www.owasp.org/>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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