[Global_industry_committee] [GPC] inquiry

Colin Watson colin.watson at owasp.org
Tue Feb 28 12:31:14 UTC 2012


Ralf

Thank you for your helpful contribution. I think it would be great if
you could contact them, and perhaps find out what the intent is/was.

Colin


On 28 February 2012 12:26, Ralf Reinhardt <ralf.reinhardt at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> the "iX, magazine for professional information technology" is one of the
> most important magazines in the German language for information
> technology and IT security.
>
> If they claim to do a market survey about web application security
> scanners, they will do that in a very professional way and definitely
> unbiased.
>
> I agree that we do not have any "product" for a competition, but the
> very fact that they think that we might have "a product" shows pretty
> clear that the public image and outreach of OWASP in Germany is not
> ideal.
>
> Imho it will be a failure to regard that mail as spam and ignoring it.
> We should contact that man and put some things into the right context.
>
> Maybe this will lead to an article about OWASP in the iX which would be
> just splendid. If I don't hear any opposition here I volunteer to take
> over the communication and give them some more information about OWASP.
>
> Any other ideas or comments?
>
> Cheers, Ralf
>
> Am Montag, den 27.02.2012, 10:27 -0500 schrieb Kate Hartmann:
>> I received the following inquiry and am not sure which committee is
>> best suited to respond:
>>
>>
>>
>> Please contact me, to achie´ve the Questionnaire
>>
>> Technical Overview/Market survey "Web Application Scanner" in iX
>> 5/2012
>>
>> Dear Madam, dear Sir,
>>
>> we are planning to publish a market survey about Web Application
>> Scanner
>>
>> in the May issue 2012 of our IT-journal  iX (if you' ve never heard
>> about it,
>>
>> please have a look at www.ix.de)
>>
>> In this survey we would like to include your product and therefore ask
>> you
>>
>> to complete the attached questionnaire. Please answer as soon as
>> possible,
>>
>> at the latest until
>>
>> March 2nd  2012.
>>
>> Should we hear from you later we might not be able to include your
>> product
>>
>> due to deadlines that we have to meet ourselves.
>>
>> Please inform us, if you release a new version of your product before
>> we are
>>
>> publishing the market survey in iX.
>>
>> Should you have any questions please contact Michael Mentzel
>>
>> (Tel.: 0511/53 52-153, E-Mail mm at ix.de) .
>>
>> Thank you for your cooperation.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Ute Roos
>>
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>>
>> Operations Director
>>
>> 301-275-9403
>>
>> www.owasp.org
>>
>> Skype:  Kate.hartmann1
>>
>>
>>
>>
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