[Owasp-board] Gem @ AppSecEU08 !?!

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Wed Jan 30 09:32:08 UTC 2008


Seba,

Just in case you are not aware, there is a little bit of bad blood
between Cigital due to their (Cigital) lack of contribution and
participation on OWASP (Pravir is of course an exception, but he was
already very involved with OWASP before he joined Cigital)

Dinis

On 1/28/08, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
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> Seba,
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> I think it's great that Gary is interested in speaking. He's a great
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> However, we need to be careful about paying for such expenses here. In
> generally, we don't pay speakers expenses and unless there was a compelling
> reason, I wouldn't do so in this case either. We've never paid expenses for
> a keynote speaker yet, and only a small handful of speakers were assisted
> with travel expenses because their companies would not pay for them to come
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> I can't imagine Cigital would not be willing to foot Gary's expenses given
> the beneficial exposure he'd receive by speaking at the conference.
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> Did you offer to pay his expenses. If not, I'd leave that subject alone and
> if he asks, simply say that we haven't in the past and to be fair, we don't
> plan to do so in this case either.
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> -Dave
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> On Behalf Of Sebastien Deleersnyder
>  Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:54 AM
>  To: owasp-board at lists.owasp.org
>  Subject: [Owasp-board] Gem @ AppSecEU08 !?!
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> Gents,
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> Gary might make it to the conference!
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> We'll probably have to cover his travel expenses: but he would make a great
> Key Note and would attract lots of extra people !
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> Regards
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> Seba
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