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

Michael Coates michael.coates at aspectsecurity.com
Wed Mar 18 23:02:15 EDT 2009


I don't know what the exact criteria were, but I think it says  
something when you reject the help of an organization such as owasp.

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On Mar 18, 2009, at 8:09 PM, "Jason Li" <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who helped out, but sadly our application for
> Google Summer of Code has been rejected.
>
> Hopefully we'll have better luck next year!
> --
> -Jason Li-
> -jason.li at owasp.org-
>
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Thanks to all who have already replied.
>>
>> Any interested parties looking for context can reference this  
>> statement
>> regarding our efforts to become a Google Summer of Code Mentoring
>> Organization:
>>
>> http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dd62v4jh_108pftq2cz
>>
>> There was a formal application process for Summer of Code mentoring
>> organization applicants which we followed (see:
>> http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/program/google/gsoc2009/faqs#org_apply 
>> ).
>>
>> In that sense, there's not much more we can do through that channel.
>>
>> Dinis' suggestion was to ask OWASP leaders to put in a good word  
>> for us - so
>> I'll let him speak to the coordination of efforts.
>>
>> --
>> -Jason Li-
>> -jason.li at owasp.org-
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 3:16 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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>>>
>>> --
>>> Rex Booth
>>> Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
>>> rex.booth at owasp.org
>>> Visit us at www.owasp.org
>>>
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