[Owasp-board] SANS offer to OWASP

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Wed Jul 8 03:19:15 UTC 2009


i agree with jeff here and Kate's document also speaks to this point as well

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:17 PM, Jeff Williams<jeff.williams at owasp.org> wrote:
> FYI - SANS' offer appears not to be so altruistic. It's also for 3 weeks
> from now, and I'm sure we can't plan anything high quality in that time.
> We're going to tell them we're not interested.  I did give Jim in Boston a
> heads-up as well.
>
> --Jeff
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jim Manico
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 10:55 PM
>> To: Jeff Williams;
>> Subject: RE: SANS offer to OWASP
>>
>> I must agree, Northcutt is rushing to fulfill some agenda of his. He
>> wants us to attend some "community speech" of his, and he wants OWASP
>> there to demonstrate some leadership in the community, I suspect.
>>
>> I know my message has changed a bit, but I feel (once again) hoodwinked
>> by Stephen. What looked like an "open invite to support the community"
>> is really looking like a targeted request with strings attached to get
>> his paws into the OWASP community, and SANS has not had luck building
>> community, at all.
>>
>> I'd like to write Stephen and politely say no for Boston. Politely. Is
>> there an active OWASP Boston chapter? Should we warn them in case
>> Stephen tries to contact them directly?
>>
>> - Jim
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jeff Williams
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:39 PM
>> To: Jim Manico
>> Subject: RE: SANS offer to OWASP
>>
>> Holy smokes - SANS Boston is Aug 2-9.  I should have checked the dates
>> before.  I don't see how we can organize anything that wouldn't reflect
>> badly on OWASP in that amount of time.
>>
>> --Jeff
>
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