[Owasp-leaders] FW: OWASP Keynote Videos from Chapters

Matthew Chalmers matthew.chalmers at owasp.org
Wed Aug 3 14:06:31 EDT 2011

This prompted me to re-visit appsecusa.org. I actually tried scanning the QR
code this time. All I got was "file:///Users/". WTF?


On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Paulo Coimbra <pcoimbra at owasp.org> wrote:

> Leaders,
> Mark Curphey has requested me to send you off the message below. I believe
> what he is asking for is important and so I also ask you to please find the
> cycles to read his relatively long email and to support his plan as much as
> you can. Please do not hesitate and do use me as facilitator if you think I
> can be of any help.
> Thanks,
> - Paulo
> Paulo Coimbra,
> OWASP Project Manager
> From: mark curphey <mark at curphey.com>
> Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 21:44:47 -0700
> To: Paulo Coimbra <pcoimbra at owasp.org>
> Cc: Dinis Cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org>
> Subject: Re: OWASP Keynote Videos from Chapters
> That is awesome. So here is an email I would love for you to be able to
> send on my behalf.
> Hi,
> About 10 years ago I seeded an idea in a few peoples minds which has grown
> into the OWASP you all know today.  I am lucky enough to be doing the
> keynote celebrating the 10th anniversary of OWASP at AppSecUSA (and btw
> happy to deliver the same talk to others around the world, schedules
> permitting) and I am asking for your help. The theme of my talk will be
> "Community the Killer App" in which I will reflect on how the OWASP
> community has organized and mobilized online and in person. In my talk I
> plan to use a series of videos from both well known technology people and a
> set of videos from the OWASP community itself. I need your help in pulling
> together videos from the OWASP community from the Chapters you run.
> Specifically I am looking for two things:
> 1. Personal stories - I know that over the years OWASP has affected many
> people personally. I have heard stories about people who found the project
> and went back to higher education as a result of it, I have heard stories
> about people that have started companies in software security after getting
> inspired by OWASP, heard about people that learned appsec in India and gone
> on to get very well paid jobs in the US based on their skills and I have
> heard about people earning a living based on OWASP material. I have heard
> about OWASP teams working to help charities get secure and so on. I would
> love to be able to share a few of these stories. The more interesting the
> story the better and the more global or humble in nature the better. Its
> amazing set of people and I want to hear from the amazing. I am asking you
> as chapter leaders to help me find those stories by contacting your chapters
> or talking to your members and working with me to record a short video
> message from them that I can use in my talk.
> 2. Chapters Around the World - I want to put together a quick collage of
> video messages from chapters around the world. The idea will be to do a
> short visit to all the countries where OWASP has a presence and get a quick
> hello message from each chapter. I am asking for each chapter leader to work
> with me on a short video message of your chapter saying "hello from the XXX
> OWASP chapter" in your native language. We have chapters in amazing
> locations around the world so if anyone will get creative and record your
> message in-front of global landmarks (Athens and the Acropolis as an
> example, Dubai by the Jumeriah, Sydney by the Opera house of Harbor bridge
> etc) all the better but you can't organize a landmark video then simply a
> message from your local chapter meeting will be great as well.  Line them
> all up, have them all shout "hello from the XXX OWASP chapter" in their
> native language and I will then edit these videos together to get a montage
> that will show the sheer global diversity and reach of the OWASP Project.
> I am also interested in any video material people have of chapter activity
> that I can edit into the film clip. Maybe people have done socials, beers
> nights, go-kart events etc.
> I will accept any video formats (I will be editing with Final Cut on OSX)
> but the better quality the video and the more creative the better. If you
> can help me (and I really hope ALL chapters will come through on this) you
> can send me an email directly and I will invite you to a drop box to upload
> your video and we can discuss dates. I will need all videos by the first
> week in September at the very latest!
> Please, please help me create what I think can be some compelling videos
> messages from the people that really make OWASP what it is. The community,
> thats you!
> Thank you and cheers!
> Mark
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