[Owasp-board] [Committees-chairs] SANS

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Tue May 1 09:12:38 UTC 2012

Sounds interesting.

Questions initially I have are:

Who controls the content?

Shall the content/examination be open source?

We did say that organisations can build a certification "based on OWASP"
but OWASP would not have an "OWASP certification".

Aloha :)


On 1 May 2012 09:44, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> SANS has offered to build an OWASP certification and give a percentage
> of the proceeds to OWASP. They already have a GWEB certification that
> could serve as a base for the program.
> SANS has also offered to allow OWASP chapters to meet at it's
> conferences around the world, lets folks attend OWASP meetings for free
> (of course), serve drinks, and otherwise back off no-strings-attached.
> SANS is of course a for-profit commercial enterprise.
> Frank Kim, Denis Kirby and Jason Lam are the folks who run the SANS
> AppSec program and made this offer to OWASP. They feel it's of value to
> SANS just to have OWASP folks be aware that SANS exists, and they can
> help the community at the same time.
> I've known Frank and Jason for some thing and think they are good eggs.
> Worth discussing...
> --
> Jim Manico
> Connections Committee Chair
> Cheatsheet Series Product Manager
> OWASP Podcast Producer/Host
> jim at owasp.org
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Eoin Keary
OWASP Global Board Member (Vice Chair)

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