[Owasp-board] Update Front Page OWASP.ORG

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Tue Dec 18 03:06:13 UTC 2012

The OWASP Mission:

Making Software

Security Visible

Software powers the world, but insecure software threatenssafety, trust, and economic growth. The Open Web ApplicationSecurity Project (OWASP) is dedicated to making application securityvisible by empowering individuals and organizations to makeinformed decisions about true application securityrisks.

OWASP boasts 30,000+ participants, more than 65 organizational supporters, and more than academic supporters. OWASP .

As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit worldwide charitable organization, OWASP does not endorse or recommend commercial products or services. Instead, we allow our community to remain vendor ral with the collective wisdom of the best individual minds lication security worldwide. This simple rule is the key to our cess since 2001.

How We Help Ensure Your

Organization’s Security

OWASP provides free documentation, tools, methodologies, standards, articles, message forums, email lists, podcasts, videos and chapter meetings as a service to the . OWASP makes these materials available to help organizations acquire, build, test, and operate software securely under a creative commons license.

Membership on any level helps to support the growth of OWASP and improved OWASP materials. individuals and organizations to solve global problems application security that could not be solved by one person or company. Your support guarantees that your organization stays ahead of the competition by directly benefitting from OWASP security intelligence and practices. 

So simply look at https://www.owasp.org/images/4/49/OWASP_Brochure_-_Global.pdf

On Dec 17, 2012, at 9:46 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Tom,
> If I'm reading this right you are suggesting a change to the "OWASP
> Mission" text on the homepage.
> We can not change to core mission without wider discussion. So please
> no, do not change the OWASP mission text  quite yet until a board
> review, at least?
> Fair?
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
> On Dec 17, 2012, at 6:31 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>> We would freshen the home page to use the first 3 paragraphs to sync with the membership flyer "about owasp" see link to flyer and review
>> Tom Brennan
>> 973-202-0122
>> On Dec 17, 2012, at 8:49 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> What content are you replacing, Tom?
>>> --
>>> Jim Manico
>>> @Manicode
>>> (808) 652-3805
>>> On Dec 17, 2012, at 12:46 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>> Consistent messaging is critical for OWASP in its ongoing evolution as a
>>>> professional community and platform.  In keeping the content FRESH on the
>>>> wiki, social media pages and alike, I want to add these (3) paragraphs
>>>> replacing existing content
>>>> Direct URL to flyer:
>>>> https://www.owasp.org/images/4/49/OWASP_Brochure_-_Global.pdf  <-- read this
>>>> Background:
>>>> Since July 2012 (actually at 2012 at BlackHat USA where we had a table) and
>>>> since then we have promoted OWASP Foundation with a flyer that can be found
>>>> prominently on the Membership page
>>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Membership)
>>>> Anyone have a strong opinion to NOT use these three paragraphs and
>>>> associated hot links - speak up now.  This will be done after we square away
>>>> the SSL cert issues but before Jan 15th 2013 when we will also have a press
>>>> release coming out about 2013 AppSecUSA
>>>> Discussions, +1, Rants or Nursery Rhymes?
>>>> I could also use your help in translation to local dialects (Spanish,
>>>> German, Russian, Chinese, Italian etc.. I would not trust
>>>> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Live_Translate to get it right)
>>>> Brennan
>>>> 973-202-0122
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