[Owasp-board] Fwd: [Owasp-leaders] To advertise the launch of OWASP Summer of Code2008

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Mon Mar 3 15:00:15 UTC 2008


On 3/3/08, Dinis Cruz <dinis at ddplus.net> wrote:
>
> Although having our members allocate their membership fee to specific
> projects does limit our 'freedom' to allocate those funds, I will argue that
> the concept of "... member has the ability to allocate membership fees to
> specific projects..." is a very strong one and one that motivates companies
> to join OWASP (for example Cigital's case with CLASP).
>
> At the moment we have 100,000 USD available (or 95,000 USD taking into
> account Leo's Honeycomb project) so I think that gives OWASP enough freedom
> to chose the best suited projects amongst the received proposals .
>
> Also remember that when a company choses a particular OWASP project they
> are basically saying 'I am very interested in THAT project' which ideally
> would mean that they (that company) would be actively involved in that
> project (I also predict that this type of 'membership fees allocation' will
> be much more relevant and interesting for non-vendor members (since they are
> usually the ones that really benefit from specific OWASP projects))
>
> Dinis
>
> On 2/29/08, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
> >
> >  Dinis,
> >
> >
> >
> > I don't want to encourage membership money to be directed, but I want to
> > offer that as an option. I would personally prefer undirected OWASPmembership money as that gives us the freedom to use it as we best see fit.
> > I also don't want SoC 08 to be so big we can't manage it properly.
> >
> >
> >
> > I think its reasonable to ask people to contribute ideas though and so I
> > think soliciting that is a good idea.
> >
> >
> >
> > Fortify has already directed their $ to an ESAPI project. Jeff knows the
> > details.
> >
> >
> >
> > -Dave
> >
> >
> >
> > *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:owasp
> > -board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Dinis Cruz
> > *Sent:* Friday, February 29, 2008 11:46 AM
> > *To:* OWASP Foundation Board List
> > *Subject:* [Owasp-board] Fwd: [Owasp-leaders] To advertise the launch of
> > OWASP Summer of Code2008
> >
> >
> >
> > Wow, this is much better than I expected, the number of new members
> > (both personal and corporate) are finally starting to be 'not embarrassing
> > small' (like they were in the past). We need to make this information more
> > public.
> >
> > Couple things:
> >
> >   - We should include on the newsletter the names of the new members
> > (with a thank you note). Anybody has a problem with us posting this
> > information in there?
> >   - We should also have a page with the current OWASP individual
> > members, since most of those members would really appreciate that
> > (especially if we include in there the 'date of joining'), Regarding
> > privacy, everything at OWASP is open so if somebody wants to be a member but
> > doesn't want their name published they should sign up with a fake name, is
> > that fair?
> >   - Paulo, following our previous public statements on the direct
> > allocation of membership fees to Season of Code projects, for the SoC 08,
> > can you contact (individually (i.e. individual emails)) the direct OWASP
> > contact of the new/renewed members (3000 USD and up) and ask them if they
> > have any OWASP project (or idea) that they would like they memberships fees
> > to be allocated to (for example I would expect Cigital to allocate their
> > fees to the CLASP project, Fortify to allocate their funding to the
> > management of the scanning of OWASP tools using the Fortify and Coverity
> > software, EBay might want to sponsor the next version of the OWASP top 10,
> > etc...).  I don't expect all to respond, but for the ones that do, that
> > amount should be added to the 100k USD (remember that the more companies
> > allocate their budgets to SoC 08, the easier it gets to convince other
> > companies to join OWASP and allocated they membership fees to projects they
> > are interested in)
> >
> > Dinis
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: *alison.mcnamee at owasp.org* <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org>
> > Date: Feb 29, 2008 4:09 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Owasp-board] [Owasp-leaders] To advertise the launch of
> > OWASP  Summer of Code2008
> > To: Dinis Cruz <dinis at ddplus.net>
> >
> > Dinis,
> >
> > I copied and pasted the info below.  The formatting is a little bit off,
> > but all of the info is here.  It includes the name of the member,
> > registration method, and total paid.
> >
> >
> >
> > Christian       Kmosko  Cvent   $100.00
> > Jefferey        Baldwin Cvent   $100.00
> > Onn chee        Wong    Cvent   $100.00
> > Yann    Laprade Cvent   $100.00
> > Barry   Archer  Cvent   $100.00
> > Randy   Lastinger       Cvent - Renewal $100.00
> > Ming    Chow    Cvent   $100.00
> > Eoin    Keary   Cvent   ($100.00)
> > Wade    Mackey  Cvent   $100.00
> > Douglas Shin    Cvent   $100.00
> > Dayle   Phillips        Cvent   $100.00
> > Alex    Solomonovic     Cvent   $100.00
> > Daniel  Gonzalez        Cvent   $100.00
> > Andrew  Muller  Cvent   $100.00
> > Robert  Winkel  Cvent   $100.00
> > Andre   Marien  Cvent   $100.00
> > Michael Coates  Cvent   $125.00
> > Kevin   Kenan   Cvent   $100.00
> > Radhakrishnan   Vijayakumar     Cvent   $100.00
> > Richard Bowker  Cvent   $100.00
> > Edward  Ray     Cvent   $100.00
> > David   Herst   Direct  $100.00
> > Jim     Curry   Cvent   $100.00
> > Rex     Booth   Cvent   $100.00
> > Paolo   Perego  Cvent   $100.00
> > Nikola  Mijatovic       Cvent   $100.00
> > David   Meier   Cvent   $100.00
> > Andy    Murren  Cvent   $100.00
> > Adam    Baso    Cvent   $100.00
> > Chris   Hayes   Cvent   $100.00
> > James   Strassburg      Cvent - Renewal $100.00
> > Przemyslaw      Skowron Cvent   $100.00
> > Achim   Hoffmann        Cvent   $100.00
> > Thomas  McCabe  Cvent   $100.00
> > Christian       Heinrich        Cvent   $100.00
> > Robin   Wakefield       Cvent   $100.00
> > Cliff   Gray    Cvent   $100.00
> > Julie   Newberry        Cvent   $100.00
> > Harvard University              Cvent - Renewal $250.00
> > Ounce Labs              Direct - Renewal        9,000.00
> > Corporate One Federal Credit Union      Direct - Renewal        1,800.00
> > InfoVision              Direct  7,200.00
> > Fortify         Direct  9,000.00
> > Armorize                Direct  9,000.00
> > Zemoga, Inc.            Cvent   3,000.00
> > Ebay            Direct  7,000.00
> > AutoDesk, Inc.          Direct  7,000.00
> > Booz Allen Hamilton             Direct - Renewal        8,000.00
> > DreamLab Technologies           Cvent   3,000.00
> > Symantec                Cvent   9,000.00
> > PSC             Cvent   3,000.00
> > Cigital         Direct  8,000.00
> >
> >                 Total:  $87,875.00
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > can you resend this in excel 2000/2003 mode?
> > >
> > > Thx
> > >
> > > On 2/29/08, alison.mcnamee at owasp.org <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Attached is a spreadsheet of everyone that has joined, or renewed,
> > their
> > >> membership in 2008.
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> Alison
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > We definitely should have a list of projects that we directly
> > request
> > >> > proposal for.
> > >> >
> > >> > The current SoC 08 page points to
> > >> >
> > >>
> > https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Funds_available_for_OWASP_Projects#Available_Projectswhich
> > >> > has the ones with current funding (Paulo can you chase the contacts
> > >> > from those three companies to make sure this funding request is
> > still
> > >> > valid
> > >> > and they are still interested in this (I suspect that some of them
> > >> have
> > >> > expired since we couldn't find a success applicant for it))
> > >> >
> > >> > On the SpoC 07 I created this page which contain a bunch of ideas:
> > >> >
> > https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Spring_Of_Code_2007_Project_Ideas
> > >>   ,
> > >> > Jeff do you want to reuse some of them (It might be good to provide
> > >> some
> > >> > idea of how much budget we could (depending on proposal) allocate
> > to
> > >> those
> > >> > ideas).
> > >> >
> > >> > The other thing we must do is to kick start the process of mapping
> > >> > membership money to SoC projects (I think we should make a bit more
> > >> noise
> > >> > about that idea since it is a great membership driver). Like SpoC
> > 07
> > >> we
> > >> > start SoC 08 with 100k USD from OWASP and would be great to get to
> > >> 150k
> > >> > USD
> > >> > or 200k USD of allocated sponshorships (based on past experience we
> > >> can
> > >> > err
> > >> > on the side of over allocating projects since there is a natural
> > 20%
> > >> of
> > >> > non
> > >> > project completion (which we don't pay for, so there is no risk for
> > >> > OWASP))
> > >> >
> > >> > Alison, can you list for us all members that have joined in (or
> > >> renewed
> > >> > their membership in 2008? Thanks)
> > >> >
> > >> > Another note for Paulo, there is already one project approved for
> > SoC
> > >> 08
> > >> > which is Leo's Honeycomb revamp (which will result in a book)
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> > Dinis Cruz
> > >> > Chief OWASP Evangelist
> > >> > http://www.owasp.org
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> > On 2/28/08, Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >>  All,
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> I have a big list of projects that I'd like to suggest for people
> > to
> > >> bid
> > >> >> on – maybe 25 or so.  How do you think we should advertise these
> > >> project
> > >> >> ideas?  I think (as we discussed once before) that the model where
> > we
> > >> >> ask
> > >> >> people to take on certain projects is better than just allowing
> > open
> > >> >> submissions.
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Thoughts?
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> --Jeff
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> > >> >> owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Dinis Cruz
> > >> >> *Sent:* Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:40 PM
> > >> >> *To:* Sébastien Gioria
> >
> > >> >> *Cc:* owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> >
> > >>
> > >> >> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-leaders] To advertise the launch of OWASP
> > >> Summer
> > >>
> > >> >> of
> > >> >> Code2008
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> We should translate it, Sebastien can you handle the multiple
> > >> languages
> > >> >> you guys have over there in Belgium :)
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Also, when sending the media contacts to Paulo, please indicate
> > the
> > >> >> language that the information should be sent in
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Dinis
> > >> >>
> >
> > >> >> On 2/28/08, *Sébastien Gioria* <seb at gioria.org> wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Will you made some translated presse release  for advertized ?
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> On Feb 28, 2008, at 4:41 PM, Paulo Coimbra wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >> > Hi all,
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > First, I would like to sincerely thank to you all that have
> > kindly
> > >> >> > welcomed me.
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > Next, as I am trying to advertise the launch of OWASP Summer of
> > >> Code
> > >> >> > 2008, I need to ask to you all for media/press emails addresses.
> > >> >> > Could you please help me out? I thank you in advance.
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > Paulo Coimbra
> > >> >> > OWASP Project Manager
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >>
> > >> >> > _______________________________________________
> > >> >> > OWASP-Leaders mailing list
> > >> >> > OWASP-Leaders at lists.owasp.org
> >
> > >> >> > https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-leaders
> > >> >>
> > >> >> _______________________________________________
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> > >> >> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-leaders
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> >
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-- 
Dinis Cruz
Chief OWASP Evangelist
http://www.owasp.org
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