[Owasp-board] FW: Audit of OWASP

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Thu Jun 7 11:53:20 UTC 2007


I agree that this will pay itself  easily, and we need to look at it as a
OWASP operational expense.

And btw, we also need to have the numbers of what are the monthly OWASP
operation expenses. So that we can plan our budgets.

Dinis

On 6/7/07, Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at owasp.org> wrote:
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>  I really hate to waste OWASP's precious funds, but I think Dinis is right
> – this will probably pay for itself many times over.
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> --Jeff
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> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Dinis Cruz
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 07, 2007 5:36 AM
> *To:* OWASP Board
> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] FW: Audit of OWASP
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> I think we should go for the 5k option. In things like finance we need to
> be as transparent and clear as possible. And since the simple review is
> 3,500 we might as well go a bit further and do the 5,000.
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> I do think that this is money very well spent, and something that our
> existing and potential members will really appreciate.
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> And once this is completed, I would like to issue a Press Release about it
> since we are starting to be a very good success story. And the more
> visibility we have in issues like this, the easier will be for certain
> companies to become OWASP members.
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> Dinis
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> On 6/7/07, *Dave Wichers* <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
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> Dinis,
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> I haven't looked at the 990 yet as we just got it, but what do you think
> about doing this instead of spending $5K-$10K on some kind of formal audit.
> I'd really rather spend that $ on something else.
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> This company is the company that has been doing the OWASP Tax Returns for
> the past two years.
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> -Dave
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> *From:* Andi McDowell
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 06, 2007 11:44 AM
> *To:* Dave Wichers; Jeff Williams
> *Subject:* Audit of OWASP
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> I talked with Carol Malstrom at TR Klien (They prepare the OWASP 990).
>  Her original thought was that we could post the 990 (which is what OWASP
> files for taxes) on the OWASP site.  For a full audit of 2006, the cost
> would be around $5,000.  For an audit back to when OWASP started with us, it
> would run about $10k.  She felt an audit of 2006 should be sufficient as
> they would review all of the beginning balances for the year.   Her feeling
> was that if no one is forcing an audit, it seems an unnecessary expense.
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> The final option would be to do a simple review, which would cost $3500
> for 2006, $6k for 2005 and 2006.  They simply send a letter saying "we've
> reviewed the books and everything appears to be in order".
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> Let me know what you would prefer doing.
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> Andi
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