[Owasp-leaders] Owasp Inquiry on "Cenzic patent on 'Fault injection methods and apparatus' "

Rogan Dawes rogan at dawes.za.net
Thu Feb 17 12:28:41 EST 2011

On 2011/02/17 7:19 PM, Dan Cornell wrote:
> That said, from the limited information I have seen on this issue, I
> (Dan Cornell the person, not a representative of Denim Group, not the
> OWASP Membership Committee Chair) think the whole business with Cenzic
> is silly and stifling and bad for the discipline of application
> security.  Everybody gets 24 hours in their day and I’m not sure why
> anyone would devote any of their 24 to chasing after this mess rather
> than developing new features, talking to customers, etc.  But that’s
> _/my//_/ opinion and I’m not sure “OWASP” should even get to have an
> opinion unless OWASP materials are involved.
> Thanks,
> Dan

Hi Dan, leaders,

The thing is, this DOES affect OWASP, in that OWASP tools are infringing
on this patent. WebScarab has fuzzing functionality, and I suspect that
ZAP does too.

Do we just wait until Cenzic comes after us?


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