[Owasp-board] OWASP and governments

Jeff Williams jeff.williams at owasp.org
Thu Aug 12 03:50:36 UTC 2010

In the US, we're working with DHS to raise awareness of application security
in the government space.  We've had a significant influence on various
standards and awareness efforts at DISA, FTC, NSA, DIA, and other agencies.
We are also working directly with the NSA to ensure that the ESAPI code is


I don't have all the details at my fingertips, but I know that in France
Sebastien Gloria and Ludovic Petit have worked with government officials
there on application security.




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[mailto:owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of dinis cruz
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 2:06 PM
To: Lucas Ferreira; global_industry_committee at lists.owasp.org;
owasp-connections-committee; OWASP Foundation Board List
Subject: Re: [Owasp-board] OWASP and governments


Hey guys (board, industry and connections) can you help with Lucas request

The Brazilian goverment had a great present at the last OWASP conference and
we really need to leverage that

Dinis Cruz

Blog: http://diniscruz.blogspot.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/DinisCruz
Web: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/O2

On 11 August 2010 02:00, Lucas Ferreira <lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:

Hello Dinis,


I have an appointment tomorrow with some people from the Brazilian
Presidency (actually people from the Department of Information and
Communication Security). They have several actions regarding Information
Security and I am trying to get them closer to the OWASP Brazilian Chapter.
I'd also like to involve OWASP as a whole in this potential cooperation.


Do we have any active government-related activities going on? Do we have a
baseline on what we can achieve or goals on OWASP-government collaborations?





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