[Owasp-board] Fwd: [Owasp-leaders] R: Hackid Conference

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Wed Sep 8 13:17:27 UTC 2010


Lets say, "there is significant money available, for appropriate ideas"
rather than "please spend OWASP money".


On 8 September 2010 14:04, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> Board, this comment from James speaks volumes for the current alergy that
> current exists at OWASP in spending money:
>
> "...4.       Does OWASP have enough budget to pick up the cost for a few
> kids sized t-shirts with the OWASP logo on them? We know that TV news is
> attracted to anything having a positive influence on kids and we shouldn’t
> miss out on having our logo displayed to a wider audience..."
>
> Lets change this today at the Board meeting
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: James McGovern <JMcGovern at virtusa.com>
> Date: 8 September 2010 13:38
> Subject: Re: [Owasp-leaders] R: Hackid Conference
> To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
>
>
>  I have several thoughts:
>
>
>
> 1.       Yes, I will be working with Chris to not only see if we can find
> volunteers from the OWASP Chapters in Hartford and Boston but also to figure
> out how to get the OWASP logo marketed as part of this event J
>
> 2.       I would like to see the conference committee figure out how to
> incorporate this same type of theme into the conference next week as well as
> the upcoming DC event. This will help us attract additional attention. If we
> can get some kids activities on the agenda, then I don’t mind figuring out
> how to attract additional media attention as well.
>
> 3.       My son is interested in this event not just because of security,
> but because Chris and many of the infosec professionals in Boston area are
> also jiu-jitsu fanatics. Wouldn’t it rock if we could have an after-party at
> the conference where attendees put on fat suits and do sumo or the BJJ crowd
> does a little grappling? I know that Jeremiah Grossman is into Jiu-Jitsu but
> don’t know who else
>
> 4.       Does OWASP have enough budget to pick up the cost for a few kids
> sized t-shirts with the OWASP logo on them? We know that TV news is
> attracted to anything having a positive influence on kids and we shouldn’t
> miss out on having our logo displayed to a wider audience
>
>
>
> *James McGovern
> *Insurance SBU
>
> *Virtusa **Corporation***
>
> 100 Northfield Drive, Suite 305 | Windsor, CT | 06095
>
> *Phone:  *860 688 9900 *Ext:  *1037 | *Facsimile:  *860 688 2890
>
> [image: cid:image011.jpg at 01CB08A4.F95CFA30] <http://www.virtusa.com/> [image:
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> cid:image004.gif at 01CB08A4.F95CFA30] <https://twitter.com/VirtusaCorp> [image:
> cid:image005.gif at 01CB08A4.F95CFA30]<http://www.linkedin.com/companies/virtusa>
>  [image: cid:image006.gif at 01CB08A4.F95CFA30]<http://www.facebook.com/VirtusaCorp>
>
>
>
> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Mancini Loredana
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 08, 2010 3:12 AM
> *To:* owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org; owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> *Subject:* [Owasp-leaders] R: Hackid Conference
>
>
>
> This is a great idea, I think that as an organisation we can both help
> young people to understand the "security" problems in the network for them
> directly,  and create more awareness, as well as to help them gorw with a
> knowledge in this area, whatever their future job will be they will have to
> work and live connected and secured.
>
>
>
> I assume that also other big names and company are starting such programs,
> as anexample I found,
> http://www.linkedin.com/groupItem?view=&gid=2514067&type=member&item=28696144&qid=683cf38b-58d9-4c05-a94c-7cd2b683048f&goback=%2Egmp_2514067, and
> I think that we, as an open organisation, can help in creating and spreading
> knowledge.
>
>
>
> Ready to support, bye Loredana.
>
>
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *Da:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org per conto di dinis cruz
> *Inviato:* mar 07/09/2010 21.50
> *A:* owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> *Oggetto:* Re: [Owasp-leaders] Hackid Conference
>
> Sounds good, James is this a project/effort you would like to lead?
>
> :)
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> On 7 September 2010 14:37, James McGovern <JMcGovern at virtusa.com> wrote:
>
> http://www.hackid.org/HacKid/HacKid_Home.html This is an event started by
> Chris Hoff, Chief Security Architect of Cisco that attempts to teach various
> forms of security to kids. Right now, OWASP is primarily focused on teaching
> security to adults in professional settings. Wouldn’t it be great if we
> figured out how to partner with organizations who are teaching security at a
> younger age?
>
>
>
> *James McGovern
> *Insurance SBU
>
> *Virtusa **Corporation*
>
> 100 Northfield Drive, Suite 305 | Windsor, CT | 06095
>
> *Phone:  *860 688 9900 *Ext:  *1037 | *Facsimile:  *860 688 2890
>
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> not specified.* <http://www.facebook.com/VirtusaCorp>
>
>
>
> Virtusa was recently ranked and featured in 2010 Global Services 100, IAOP's 2010 Global Outsourcing 100 sub-list, 2009 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and 2009 Dataquest-IDC Best Employers Survey among others.
>
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