[Owasp-board] FW: Ning Group

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Wed Apr 6 18:04:10 UTC 2011


Crap - sent this from my @gmail by mistake.  Here it is again for the board
list.

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Matt Tesauro <mtesauro at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes,  I had a couple calls with the Marketing side of Rackspace yesterday
> and they have approved 5 instances of the 4096 MB "size" server running
> Linux.  Retail price on this donation is ~22,500/year.
>
> Their legal group is reviewing what is in essence an email and handshake
> deal between me and Rackspace's CTO.  Marketing was unsure if Legal would
> want a written agreement in place.  I am awaiting an answer on that portion.
>
> In the mean time, the finance part of Rackspace approved the hosting so we
> can go ahead and start spinning up VMs by the end of the week.
>
> Look for an email from me in the next day or two with where and how to
> login and start spinning up hosts.
>
> Also, Rackspace is still working on getting a price for support (I wanted
> to keep a "bucket of hours" on tap in case we needed in some time in
> future).  That is separate from us using cloud and I am awaiting a response
> on that.  We could also use that support time if there are migration issues.
>
> --
> -- Matt Tesauro
> OWASP Board Member
> OWASP WTE Project Lead
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
> http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Laurence Casey <larry.casey at owasp.org>wrote:
>
>> Thank you for the information. I have added the cname for this user and
>> will get back to Josh about it.
>>
>>
>>
>> Any word on Rackspace?
>>
>>
>>
>> --Larry
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* mtesauro at gmail.com [mailto:mtesauro at gmail.com] *On Behalf Of *Matt
>> Tesauro
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 05, 2011 11:54 PM
>> *To:* Laurence Casey
>>
>> *Cc:* owasp-board at lists.owasp.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] FW: Ning Group
>>
>>
>>
>> Larry,
>>
>>
>>
>> Josh is the Austin Chapter lead/president and the Austin chapter has been
>> using (and has had success) with Ning for a while.  He had asked me around
>> Thanksgiving if the Foundation could pay to upgrade the free Ning account it
>> had been using to a pay account.
>>
>>
>>
>> My counter proposal to him was to setup a "global" Ning site for the use
>> of any OWASP chapter instead of just one for Austin.  I had spoken to some
>> chapter leaders who expressed interest in some of the features offered by
>> Ning so a larger trial made sense.  Also, the cost of the branded pay
>> version was only $500/year so it also didn't represent an expensive
>> experiment.  Josh agree to run this experiment and basically be the OWASP
>> Ning site project leader.
>>
>>
>>
>> He has now setup the branded Ning site and OWASP paid for it.  He is
>> asking for the DNS change so the branding will extend past the OWASP logos
>> he's placed on the site.  After that change is done, he's planning on
>> working with the chapters who had previously agreed to beta test the site.
>>
>>
>> --
>> -- Matt Tesauro
>> OWASP Board Member
>> OWASP WTE Project Lead
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
>> http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 7:53 PM, Laurence Casey <larry.casey at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Board,
>>
>>
>>
>> The following is a request that has come in for a DNS entry. I would like
>> some feedback on if this should be setup since adding this to DNS tells the
>> public it is OWASP. I would rather have the decision come from the board or
>> a committee on moving forward with this.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>>
>> --Larry
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Josh Sokol [mailto:josh.sokol at ni.com]
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 05, 2011 5:58 PM
>> *To:* Kate Hartmann
>> *Cc:* larry.casey at aspectsecurity.com; larry.casey at owasp.org;
>> matt.tesauro at owasp.org
>> *Subject:* RE: Ning Group
>>
>>
>>
>> Basically, I'd just like a CNAME record from my.owasp.org pointing to
>> myowasp.ning.com.  That doable?  Doesn't look like anything is using that
>> domain name yet.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Josh Sokol (CISSP, CCNA, GWAS)
>> Information Security Program Owner
>> National Instruments
>>
>>
>>
>> From:        "Kate Hartmann" <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
>> To:        "'Josh Sokol'" <josh.sokol at ni.com>
>> Cc:        <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>, <larry.casey at owasp.org>, <
>> larry.casey at aspectsecurity.com>
>> Date:        04/05/2011 02:27 PM
>> Subject:        RE: Ning Group
>> ------------------------------
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Well, I can add additional domain names and aliases, but truthfully, I
>> would be making this up as I go along.  I’d like to just check in with Larry
>> to make sure I would be doing this correctly since I don’t see that there
>> are any other domains currently listed.
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>> Operations Director
>> 301-275-9403
>> www.owasp.org
>> Skype:  Kate.hartmann1
>>
>> *From:* Josh Sokol [mailto:josh.sokol at ni.com <josh.sokol at ni.com>] *
>> Sent:* Tuesday, April 05, 2011 3:16 PM*
>> To:* Kate Hartmann*
>> Cc:* matt.tesauro at owasp.org*
>> Subject:* Ning Group
>>
>> Hey Kate,
>>
>> Could you point me toward whoever currently runs the DNS for the
>> owasp.org domain?  Our new Ning group has the ability to have other
>> domains than ning.com and I was thinking it would be cool to do something
>> like http://my.owasp.org.
>>
>> P.S. - You should create an account at http://myowasp.ning.com.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Josh Sokol (CISSP, CCNA, GWAS)
>> Information Security Program Owner
>> National Instruments
>>
>>
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