[Owasp-board] [Committees-chairs] Fwd: Vote Requested / SC Awards

Jason Li jason.li at owasp.org
Tue Aug 2 05:44:25 UTC 2011


Agreed. $210 seems like a small amount - but even so, if we're not going to
get any value out of it, there's no sense in spending even that small
amount.

-Jason

On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Pravir Chandra <chandra at list.org> wrote:

>  I'm a little familiar with the SC Magazine awards, and I'm pretty sure
> they're all pay-to-play awards targeted at the commercial products space. We
> could try nominating OWASP projects, but we should talk to someone there
> first to understand how they would be judged since my gut feeling is that
> without a PR group pushing it, we'd just get ignored.
>
> p.
>
>
> On 8/1/11 8:45 AM, Jason Li wrote:
>
> Both ESAPI and OpenSAMM have small budgets available (
> https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0Atu4kyR3ljftdF9aZkY0YjRFcmNBY21OaWo3djdkUXc&hl=en&output=html).
>
>
>  I think the ESAPI budget might be devoted to the ESAPI working session,
> but perhaps we can get Pravir to agree to use the OpenSAMM budget to
> nominate nominate OpenSAMM for "Best Regulatory Compliance Solution"?
>
>  As a side note, I'm not familiar with SC Magazine. Are these awards and
> this publication appropriate for OWASP as an organization?
>
>  -Jason
>
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>
>>  Good ideas, since we do not have a PR budget under Connections need to
>> start with getting some funds allocated to the effort then we can fine tune
>> it. SC is also considering adding a category (in discussions as of this
>> morning for a professional association hence we would plug right into that
>> one...
>>
>>  On Aug 1, 2011, at 10:16 AM, Jason Li wrote:
>>
>> Tom,
>>
>>  I'm a little unclear about your email... Are you suggesting that we
>> nominate OWASP for the category of "Best Security Company" and "Best
>> Security Team"?
>>
>>  I agree that none of the categories really truly fit OWASP... Can we
>> nominate ourselves for "Editor's Choice"?
>>
>>  Perhaps one of the following:
>> * Best Enterprise Security Solution <-- Nominate ESAPI?
>> * Best Regulatory Compliance Solution <-- Nominate OWASP Top Ten?
>> * Best SME Security Solution <-- this one seems closest to OWASP as a
>> whole to me
>>
>>  -Jason
>>
>>  On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  FYI
>>>
>>>  *From: *Thomas Brennan <TBrennan at trustwave.com>
>>>  *Date: *August 1, 2011 9:53:13 AM EDT
>>>  *To: *OWASP Foundation Board List <owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>
>>>  *Cc: *"committees-chairs at lists.owasp.org" <
>>> committees-chairs at lists.owasp.org>
>>>  *Subject: **Vote Requested / SC Awards*
>>>
>>>
>>> Board,
>>>
>>> Vote requested on spending $420.00 SC Awards is coming up and to raise
>>> our visibility I want your support to nominate OWASP for awards.  Since we
>>> do not yet have a marketing/PR team a quick and easy win is to self-nominate
>>> as would happen if we did have a press company for a SC Award and then the
>>> review team will review our submission.
>>>
>>> Each award nomination is $210.00 (pay to play) but our message will reach
>>> thousands across readerships for our organization and committee mission(s)
>>> just being on the nominated list.
>>>
>>> HOW:  http://www.scmagazineus.com/sc-magazine-awards-2012/section/2199
>>>
>>> - Best Security Company ($210)
>>> - Best Security Team ($210)
>>> - Editor's Choice Award (not a paid submission rather picked by Editors)
>>>
>>> ** They don't have a category YET for professional association but this
>>> can help create one too.
>>>
>>> Once +1 approved we can submit and get on the official list for review
>>> based on accomplishments.  We can promote to our global community after we
>>> are on the nomination list.
>>>
>>> Discussion.
>>>
>>>
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