<html><head></head><body bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><div><div>On BrightTALK</div><div><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><b>From:</b> Jim Manico <<a href="mailto:jim.manico@owasp.org">jim.manico@owasp.org</a>><br><b>Date:</b> April 12, 2012 11:27:12 PM CDT<br>
<b>To:</b> Andy Lewis <<a href="mailto:alewis@owasp.org">alewis@owasp.org</a>><br><b>Cc:</b> "Nguyen, Nghia" <<a href="mailto:nghia@hp.com">nghia@hp.com</a>><br><b>Subject:</b> <b>Re: [Owasp-leaders] OWASP Webinar Series</b><br>
<br></div></blockquote><div><span></span></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><span>Anyone can use BrightTALK as an individual. Saying they are from OWASP</span><br><span>is a personal choice.</span><br><span></span><br><span>But I do not want to use the official OWASP lists to promote this</span><br>
<span>because leads will be extracted from the event and vendors will pay to</span><br><span>sponsor the event while it looks like an official OWASP event, which</span><br><span>it is not.</span><br><span></span><br><span>I BB'ced the board to let our leaders know what I'm up to.</span><br>
<span></span><br><span>Now, if OWASP can use BrightTALK in a fully open way where anyone can</span><br><span>view these webinars without registration, I'd be a lot more</span><br><span>interested.</span><br><span></span><br>
<span>In the meantime, OWASP is researching its own Webinar platform, and we</span><br><span>intend to have no sponsors and no selling of leads. This will be open</span><br><span>for the entire OWASP community!</span><br>
<span></span><br><span>Make more sense now?</span><br><span></span><br><span>--</span><br><span>Jim Manico</span><br><span>(808) 652-3805</span><br><span></span><br><span>On Apr 12, 2012, at 8:58 PM, Andy Lewis <<a href="mailto:alewis@owasp.org">alewis@owasp.org</a>> wrote:</span><br>
<span></span><br><blockquote type="cite"><span>Hi Jim - I guess I'm confused.  When I search for "appsec" on BrightTalk I</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>see a webcast by Dennis Groves (OWASP Founder) that's OWASP logo'd.</span><br>
</blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>How's that not inline with OWASP's values?</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite"><span>I'm not trying to be ornery; I'm just trying to reconcile your words with</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>what I'm seeing.</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">
<span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>Thanks,</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>Andy</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">
<span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>On 4/12/12 3:47 PM, "Jim Manico" <<a href="mailto:jim.manico@owasp.org">jim.manico@owasp.org</a>> wrote:</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">
<span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>OWASP is a non-profit organization. We really need to avoid supporting</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">
<span>commercial endeavors that require OWASP members to provide contact</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>information to vendors, and that goes for my company as well!</span><br>
</blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I really like the BrightTALK platform, but it's not inline with OWASP</span><br>
</blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>values of vendor neutrality, "open" and respecting our members privacy.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">
<blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I realized that BrightTALK sells sponsorships and forces people to</span><br></blockquote></blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>register, these are things I want to avoid for OWASP's webinar series.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br>
</blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I BCC'ed in the OWASP board to make sure I'm inline with OWASP values.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">
<span></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Respectfully,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">
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