[Owasp-appsensor-project] GSoC 2016

John Melton jtmelton at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 05:41:00 UTC 2016

Yes, absolutely. More ideas is also a huge help.


On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 12:38 AM, Timo Goosen <timo.goosen at owasp.org> wrote:

> Can we make suggestions on specific things that students can work on?
> I've got some suggestions for the reverse proxy in Golang.
> This is pretty cool.
> Regards.
> Timo
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 6:10 AM, John Melton <jtmelton at gmail.com> wrote:
>> All,
>> OWASP has been selected this year to participate in the Google Summer of
>> Code! This is great news for the org, and hopefully appsensor will be able
>> to participate again. We don't yet know how many slots we'll get, but now
>> is the time to get started with planning. There are 2 specific things you
>> can do:
>> 1. If you are aware of students that might be interested, let them know
>> ASAP. There's ~2 weeks for Q&A, then ~2 weeks for submission.
>> 2. If you have time, sign up as a mentor. That could be for appsensor, or
>> any of the other owasp projects. From past experience, I'd say you should
>> plan for about 2-3 hours per week for the duration of the program (~3
>> months). It's a really good experience with smart students. It's an easy
>> short-term way to contribute.
>> Let me know if you have any questions.
>> Thanks,
>> John
>> ----------------------------------
>> Students will start applying for projects on March 14th but a lot of
>> them are already exploring ideas on our corresponding wiki page:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas.
>> *How you can get involved:*
>> If you are a project leader and would like for your project to
>> participate add your idea on our  GSOC 2016 Idea
>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas> wiki page ASAP!
>> *Become a Mentor:*
>> Do you want to become a mentor for a student?
>> Choose a participating OWASP project from the wiki page listed below preferably
>> the one you are most familiar with.
>> Link: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas
>> Touch base with the project leader and ask one of the org admins (Claudia
>> <claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>, Kostas <konstantinos at owasp.org> or
>> Fabio <fcerullo at owasp.org>) to send you an invitation and get you
>> started today.
>> *Help OWASP Invite Students: *
>> Are you somehow affiliated with a university? Get in touch with
>> students, inform them about the program and how they can participate with
>> OWASP.  Please direct students to the wiki page for details:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC
>> Please let us know if you need help or supporting material.
>> Thank you in advance for your time and look forward to your participation.
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