[Owasp-leaders] Security Stack Exchange

Rory Mccune rorym at nmrconsult.net
Thu Nov 18 15:17:50 EST 2010


Hi all ,

Just a note to say that this site is in public beta now at http://security.stackexchange.com/ 

So everyone can join in.

Cheers

Rory

Sent from my iPad

On 13 Nov 2010, at 23:11, "James McGovern" <JMcGovern at virtusa.com> wrote:

> Several thoughts:
> 
> 1. I spend a lot of time on the various stackoverflow.com sites and think that this idea absolutely rocks. The ability for us to spread infosec knowledge just grew by leaps and bounds. It is especially vital for those running various OWASP projects to participate.
> 
> 2. Notice how stackoverflow sites don't use fugly registration process nor require an ID/password? I am of the believe that the OWASP community should evangelize the work of the identity community and this is one 'reference" example. Besides, I want to see Manico win the bet regarding passwords being dead in ten years :-)
> 
> 3, I attempted to access the site but it requires a special token (invite). Could Jeff or someone else share?
> 
>     
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of Rory McCune
> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2010 12:36 PM
> To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: [Owasp-leaders] Security Stack Exchange
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Just in case people haven't seen this yet, the Stack Exchange proposal
> for application security that Jeff created has gone into beta
> recently.  It got merged into a wider IT security site, but I think
> it's still a potentially very useful resource.  At the moment what's
> needed to make it a success is for quality questions and answers to
> get posted.
> 
> If anyone had committed to the proposal they should be able to
> contribute now here http://security.stackexchange.com/ and when the
> public beta goes live in 5 days everyone should be able to get access.
> 
> At the moment there's some OWASP specific questions that haven't got
> good answers (incuding one on ESAPI) and a fair few web application
> security questions as well.
> 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Rory
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