[Owasp-leaders] Commercial delivery of courses based on OWASP materials

daniel cuthbert daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org
Fri May 14 03:14:12 EDT 2010

As one of the original dad's of the OWASP Testing guide, I'm more than happy
to see it taken and used for training, as long as certain requirements are
met and kept.

The majority of those options listed have merit and all could work, but the
issue will be with enforcing the trainers/organisations to stick to OWASP
principles. I too give training based on my Testing Guide, right now we have
a void in the application security space with a lack of decent training
centres and trainers, so the more done to fill that void, is a vote from

On 14 May 2010 06:28, Adam Muntner <adam.muntner at quietmove.com> wrote:

> i) are compatible with OWASP's values/independence and SHOULD be
> allowed (but monitored to prevent abuses)
> Is there any good reason not to allow this for all?
>   Option 1: Buy advertisement space on www.owasp.org (i.e. the banner
> that shows up at the top of the home page and the local chapters)
>   Option 2: Send an email with the course's details to the respective
> OWASP mailing list (i.e. Top-10, WebGoat, Testing Guide, openSamm,
> ESAPI, ASVS). Assume that this is done with 'good taste' (i.e no
> 'snake oil' or super-sales pitch)
>   Option 3: Include a mention to it at the next OWASP Newsletter
>   Option 4: Put a direct link to it from the respective OWASP Project
> (maybe on a section dedicated to these type of events)
>   Option 5: Put a direct link from a Training page on the OWASP
> Commercial Services section of the OWASP website
> Instead of 4, why not just link the project page to the relevant
> commercial services page? Less to maintain.
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