[Owasp-board] Items for DC board meeting

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Thu Nov 4 14:58:30 UTC 2010


Excellent!!


On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>wrote:

> Jeff,
>
> 1)  Rackspace offers both supported and unsupported hosts - the specific
> breakdown of what they are offering are the very details to be worked
> out.  They also have a hybrid model where we can mix and match fully
> supported and unsupported hosts.  My understanding is that Larry doesn't
> want to admin OWASP boxes going forward and I am taking that into
> account in my planning.  If my assumptions about Larry's future
> involvement are incorrect, I need to know that.  In general, we're
> looking at getting ~10 cloud hosts (all Linux) to run the various bits
> of our infrastructure plus have spares to experiment on.
>
> 2) The purpose of the Skype call is not to actually do the facilitation
> but to make sure both parties are on the same page. Additionally, it
> will ensure both the Board and Richard want to move forward to do the
> actual work.  Assuming there is mutual agreement, then we'd need to set
> a time for the actual meeting on goals for the board / OWASP.
>
> --
> -- Matt Tesauro
> OWASP Board Member
> OWASP WTE Project Lead
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
> http://AppSecLive.org <http://appseclive.org/> - Community and Download
> site
>
> On 11/04/2010 12:11 AM, Jeff Williams wrote:
> > Matt,
> >
> > 1) Do you know how the Rackspace solution stacks up against our
> > requirements?  Obviously the price is right, but will they provide any
> > support?  Will this help offload Larry's support to OWASP or will it just
> > make things more difficult for him?
> >
> > 2) I like the concept of getting someone to facilitate identifying some
> > goals for the board.  I suspect that this will massively derail the
> meeting
> > though.  Should we schedule some specific time just for this discussion?
> >
> > --Jeff
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org
> > [mailto:owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of Matt Tesauro
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 11:34 PM
> > To: OWASP Foundation Board List
> > Subject: [Owasp-board] Items for DC board meeting
> >
> > I have a couple of items for the DC board meeting.  I will be adding
> these
> > (and some more details) to the agenda over the weekend.
> >
> > (1) I have a tentative "hand-shake" agreement from the CSO of Rackspace
> for
> > them to provide OWASP hosting on their cloud infrastructure in exchange
> for
> > a corporate membership + some verbiage along the lines of "hosted by
> > Rackspace Cloud" on the www.owasp.org.  There are still specific details
> to
> > work out but it looks my second go at Rackspace is going to solve our
> > hosting issues.
> >
> > (2) I have planned to have Richard Tesauro (my father) Skype into our
> board
> > meeting to discuss working with the board to define some short, medium
> and
> > long term goals.  I have mentioned this several times in the past and
> really
> > think its time to get this done especially with the Summit approaching in
> > 2011.  I've attached his bio/vita to this email so you can get an idea of
> > his background.  He has agreed to do the work for a nominal hourly rate
> > (more then 80% off his normal rate) if the board truly wants to engage
> his
> > services.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > --
> > -- Matt Tesauro
> > OWASP Board Member
> > OWASP WTE Project Lead
> > http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
> > http://AppSecLive.org <http://appseclive.org/> - Community and Download
> site
> >
>
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