[Owasp-leaders] Ties to Google? Support OWASP's MentoringEffort!

Arshan Dabirsiaghi arshan.dabirsiaghi at aspectsecurity.com
Tue Mar 17 15:22:47 EDT 2009

I strongly agree with the centralization of communication - Microsoft  
recently let us know how bad that can be. We were assaulting them  
through so many channels that nobody knew who was responsible for what  
and nothing
got done.

Now they have a single email alias that someone over there is watching  
and delegating from, and we are to discourage any improperly routed  


On Mar 17, 2009, at 3:18 PM, "Rex Booth" <rex.booth at owasp.org> wrote:

> Great idea, though we should probably coordinate efforts rather than
> reaching out randomly to our various contacts.  Do you have a target
> division/person at Google or a list of people to whom we've already
> reached out?  Does Google have a formal process for soliciting  
> sponsorships?
> Also, I hope to tap Google's federal sector for AppSec 09 sponsorship,
> so I hope this sponsorship effort doesn't exhaust their tolerance for
> OWASP support.
> Any thoughts on the above?
> Thanks,
> Rex
> Jason Li wrote:
>> Leaders,
>> The OWASP Global Projects Committee has submitted an application to
>> participate in the Google Summer of Code as a mentoring organization.
>> Our hope is that Google will help sponsor work on a number of OWASP
>> Projects (to be determined by participants). As a mentoring
>> organization, this opportunity would raise the level of OWASP's
>> visibility to developers and other organizations around the world, as
>> well as help supplement the OWASP Season of Code projects.
>> The Global Projects Committee would like to ask that any leaders with
>> contacts at Google to put in a good word for OWASP's application as a
>> Google Summer of Code mentoring organization!
>> Feel free to direct any questions to me.
>> --
>> -Jason Li-
>> -jason.li <http://jason.li>@owasp.org-
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