[OCC] [press:49] ZDNet (ISC)2 Author?

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Fri Jul 1 14:59:06 EDT 2011


What is the need we need a RFI - then a budget can be allocated

Semper Fi,

Tom Brennan
Tel: 973-202-0122







On Jul 1, 2011, at 2:57 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> I would be happy to help OWASP hire a full time PR/Marketing
> professional to drive these efforts. What's our budget?
> 
> - Jim
> 
>> Jim, the connections committee has PR in it's mission, as the committee
>> chair would you take this on at your next scheduled meeting for us. 
>> 
>> After pulling together the draft creating the RFQ and each committee
>> chair has reviewed it to ensure it captures phase 1 requirements of said
>> committee we can start the budget allocation process to fund it.
>> 
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Connections_Committee
>> 
>> Semper Fi,
>> 
>> Tom Brennan
>> Tel: 973-202-0122
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> 
>>> *From:* dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org <mailto:dinis.cruz at owasp.org>>
>>> *Date:* July 1, 2011 5:31:37 AM EDT
>>> *To:* Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>>
>>> *Cc:* press at owasp.org <mailto:press at owasp.org>,
>>> Owasp-connections-committee at lists.owasp.org
>>> <mailto:Owasp-connections-committee at lists.owasp.org>,
>>> <mailto:committees-chairs at lists.owasp.org>committees-chairs at lists.owasp.org
>>> <mailto:committees-chairs at lists.owasp.org>
>>> *Subject:* *Re: [OCC] [press:49] ZDNet (ISC)2 Author?*
>>> 
>>> Yes, PR is critical and we should do a lot more in that area (since
>>> coverage like this doesn't happen by accident).
>>> 
>>> The best way is to tie it to events (and pay for it from their
>>> budget). For example at the Summit 2011 we did just that (which helped
>>> to reach the government and local media)
>>> 
>>> Dinis Cruz
>>> 
>>> On 30 June 2011 21:46, Jim Manico
>>> <<mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>jim.manico at owasp.org
>>> <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>    OWASP is mentioned in articles of this nature on a regular basis.
>>> 
>>>    Since OWASP's core mission is awareness, it would be prudent to hire a
>>>    full time press agent.
>>> 
>>>    - Jim
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Just saw this article:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>    <http://www.zdnet.co.uk/blogs/security-profession-blog-10007850/observations-from-appsec-2011-10023015/>http://www.zdnet.co.uk/blogs/security-profession-blog-10007850/observations-from-appsec-2011-10023015/
>>>> 
>>>> How did (ISC)2 get such premium visibility with a blogger on
>>>    ZDNet? Good
>>>> job (ISC)2 - and it's great to see OWASP in this coverage. But it
>>>> understandably spins a little bit towards (ISC)2.  For example "At
>>>> AppSec EU, there was unanimous recognition from commercial
>>>> organisations, application designers and coders alike, on the
>>>    importance
>>>> of developing secure code... Recognising this three years ago,
>>>    (ISC)2
>>>> applied its experience of security professional certification and
>>>> education programmes... ".
>>>> 
>>>> OWASP has been applying its experience in application security
>>>    for the
>>>> last 10 years since 200*1*. There's an audience out there that
>>>    doesn't
>>>> know that, and we can appeal to them! I would *love* for OWASP
>>>    to have a
>>>> voice that reaches as wide an audience as a tech news magazine
>>>    like ZDNet.
>>>> 
>>>> Any ideas how we can get this level of prominence?
>>>> 
>>>> Happy to help press forward with any initiatives (no pun intended).
>>>> 
>>>> -Jason
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