[Owasp-hackademic-challenges] Owasp-hackademic-challenges Digest, Vol 13, Issue 4

Nishaanth Gunasekeran nishaanthguna at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 13:17:01 UTC 2015


I think we have an ticket booked for that which says about order of
questions to be solved. Like if I don't solve X,I'm not allowed to solve Y.
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>    1. GSoC 2015 Ideas (Spyros)
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> From: Spyros <spyros.gasteratos at owasp.org>
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> Subject: [Owasp-hackademic-challenges] GSoC 2015 Ideas
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> Everyone,
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> I added some ideas for GSoC 2015 here
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2015_Ideas
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> Can you please review, propose changes and send your so we can add them?
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> Thanks,
> Spyros
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> Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:01:54 +0530
> From: Anirudh Anand <anirudhanand722 at gmail.com>
> To: Spyros <spyros.gasteratos at owasp.org>
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> Subject: Re: [Owasp-hackademic-challenges] GSoC 2015 Ideas
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> Hello Spyros,
>
> Nice project ideas out there. Here is my suggestion and an idea about the
> same:
>
> One issue I have noticed with Hackademic is that the challenges are not in
> the order of difficulty. Since our basic aim is to make the students learn
> and understand the concepts of web application security, I think arranging
> the challenges in the order of difficulty is really important. Since we
> have over 100+ new challenges with the last year GSoC, then one new project
> idea can be to write unit tests (if you haven't completed) for the same and
> also to arrange the challenges in the difficulty order such that students
> can get the most out of it.
>
> The reason why I suggest this is because I use Hackademic for teaching the
> very basics of webappsec to my juniors and most of them gave up in the
> first question itself because the first question was very difficult for
> them. We should also add some basic questions (may be relating to HTTP
> requests or similar) first and then gradually increment the difficulty
> order to get the most out of this. IMHO this would be a nice idea.
>
> Also, can the template designing could be considered as an entire GSoC
> project ?. IMHO it can be combined with Gamification project?
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Spyros <spyros.gasteratos at owasp.org>
> wrote:
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> > Everyone,
> >
> > I added some ideas for GSoC 2015 here https://www.owasp.org/index.
> > php/GSoC2015_Ideas
> >
> > Can you please review, propose changes and send your so we can add them?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Spyros
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