[Owasp-leaders] Follow-up >> FW: OWASP Academies.

Eng. Talal Al-Basha talal_basha1982 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 30 18:21:26 EST 2010


Dear Sandra,
I have suggestion regarding universities, we should prepare scoped projects and 
ideas which could be done as students graduation projects. in this case, 
students will have the chance to work on real projects and we can develop our 
projects.
 
regards,
Talal AlBasha
OWASP Syria chapter leader


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From: Sandra Paiva <sandra.paiva at owasp.org>
To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
Cc: global_education_committee at lists.owasp.org
Sent: Mon, November 29, 2010 9:20:14 PM
Subject: [Owasp-leaders] Follow-up >> FW: OWASP Academies.


All,
 
Following the email below, I am writing you just to say that if you didn´t have 
the opportunity or the time to participate in this discussion, you can still do 
it. We have received a lot of feedback and interest and are organizing a meeting 
for January where we hope some work can be done to be presented and discussed in 
the February Summit.
 
If you feel that you would like to engage and give your contribute, please fee 
free to contact me!
 
Many thanks, best regards,
Sandra
 
 
Sandra Paiva
OWASP Training Manager
 
De:Sandra Paiva [mailto:sandra.paiva at owasp.org] 
Enviada: quinta-feira, 21 de Outubro de 2010 15:18
Para: 'owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org'
Cc: 'global_education_committee at lists.owasp.org'; 'Paulo Coimbra'; Dave Wichers; 
Dinis Cruz (dinis.cruz at owasp.org); Eoin Keary; Jeff Williams; Matt Tesauro; 
Sebastien Deleersnyder; Tom Brennan
Assunto: OWASP Academies.
 
Dear all,
 
I have been asked by the OWASP Board to start off the process of designing and 
building a new concept that will be closely linked to the training activities 
promoted by OWASP and that intends to take this area one step further.
 
The idea is to create what we will call OWASP Academies –  
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Academies. 

 
The OWASP Academies will be a frame under which work should be done with 
Universities, Polytechnic Institutes, IT Schools and other Academic institutions 
with a view to establish solid relationships and develop with these organisms 
ways to collaborate and participate in the design of courses focused on web 
application security.
 
OWASP has the knowledge and critical mass to give an invaluable input to any 
Academy focusing on this area – both by contributing with its expertise in the 
definition of curricula and course contents that explore and study the web 
security field and by making available to the Academy its pool of interested and 
willing security experts as trainers. 

 
As mentioned above, this concept is just at its beginning and we do not have, as 
of yet, a clear methodology or set of rules to implement what hopefully will be 
a new area of work for OWASP. What is clear, however, is that to make this 
happen we will need your input and ideas, your energy and your initiative. 
Moreover, as we are planning to include this discussion in one of the Working 
Sessions to be held in the upcoming OWASP Summit 2011, this would be the perfect 
timing to gather your input and contributions.
 
Being so, if you have contacts within your local academic communities and would 
like to be involved in the design and development of this  concept, please do 
get back to me with your thoughts!
 
I am looking forward to hearing from you!
 
Regards,
Sandra
 
 
Sandra Paiva
OWASP Training Manager


      
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