[Governance] OWASP and Commercial

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Fri Feb 7 13:59:39 UTC 2014

My 2 cents: Possibly doing more members related research to better define,
determine, refine members' benefits, and to clarify members' benefits
appropriately in the context of 501(c)3 related issues, as prioritizing
goals in various activities, and the community collaboratively developing
organizational ethics policies. guidelines, in general, for members,
partners, appsec professionals, OWASP staff, volunteers, and board members.
Possibly formailze a professional association 501(c)6 for promoting the
profession and professionals appropriately. Possibly formalizing ethics
policies re: appropriate relationships of professional consultants, etc.
Best wishes, Bev

On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 5:06 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Folks,
> I work as a freelancer now and make a living delivering onsite
> security training. I'm also working on a book. These are both things
> that OWASP monetizes as well.
> I feel like my efforts at OWASP as a board member and volunteer are in
> conflict with my professional work. It's a pretty clear conflict of
> interest. Would you care to provide guidance or suggestions over this
> matter? I try to take the ethical path but I'd like to check in with
> governance.
> Thank you,
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
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