[OWASP-Ireland] Fwd: OWASP Autumn Of Code 2006

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Fri Sep 1 04:11:04 EDT 2006


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From: Dinis Cruz <dinis.cruz at googlemail.com>
Date: 01-Sep-2006 00:00
Subject: OWASP Autumn Of Code 2006
To: webappsec at securityfocus.com

OWASP Autumn Of Code 2006

London, United Kingdom, August 31, 2006

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is launching today a
new project aimed at financially sponsoring contributions to OWASP

The new project, called "OWASP Autumn of Code 2006", aims to sponsor 8
individuals (4 at $3,500 USD and 4 at $5,000 USD) to work on existing
OWASP Projects. The objective is to improve the selected projects to a
the level of completeness and professionalism required for its wide
use and deployment.

There are no geographical, age or any other form of restrictions of
who can apply for an "OWASP Autumn of Code 2006" sponsorship. The only
requirement is that the candidate shows the potential to accomplish
the project's objectives and the commitment to dedicate the time
required to complete it in the allocated time frame (projects must be
completed by 31st December 2006).

Prospective candidates should visit the page
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Owasp_Autumn_Of_Code_2006 for project
ideas, rules and information on how to apply.

Project Schedule:

   1. 31th August - 'OWASP Autumn of Code' initiative is officially launched
   2. 18th September - Deadline for project proposals
   3. 25th September - Publish of selected projects
   4. 1st October - Project starts
   5. 15th October - Update of Project status on OWASP Conference in Seattle
   6. 15th November - Participants and to report on project status
   7. 31st December - Project Completion

The "OWASP Autumn of Code 2006" project leader is Dinis Cruz (based in
London, UK) who can be contacted for further details.


The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is 501c3
not-for-profit foundation dedicated to enabling organizations to
develop, purchase, and maintain applications that can be trusted.
OWASP's open source projects and local chapters produce free,
unbiased, open-source documentation and tools. The OWASP community
also facilitates conferences, local chapters, papers, presentations,
and mailing lists. More information can be found at www.owasp.org.


Dinis Cruz, OWASP Autumn of Code Project Leader,
E-mail: dinis.cruz at owasp.net

Andrew van der Stock, OWASP Executive Director,
E-mail: vanderaj at owasp.org

Jeff Williams, OWASP Chair (Alternative contact for all OWASP matters),
E-mail:jeff.williams at owasp.org

Eoin Keary OWASP - Ireland

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