[Owasp-leaders] Owasp projects reboot

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Mon Apr 2 13:52:23 UTC 2012


+1
Cheers, Tobias


On 02/04/12 14:47, psiinon wrote:
> I think its also too hard for outsiders to find the key projects.
> Ask someone who's not associated with OWASP to have a look at 
> owasp.org <http://owasp.org> and tell you which projects are the key ones.
> I think they'll have problems!
> We should revamp the project pages (as has been planned for some 
> time), raise their profile on the site and then spend some time & 
> money marketing them.
>
> Simon
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:35 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org 
> <mailto:dinis.cruz at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     I completely agree that we need much more focus/energy on projects.
>
>     Two key problems we have with out 'flagship projects' are:
>     (ignoring for now the challenge identifying them)
>
>     A) we can't pay our owasp-leaders for their contributions
>     B) these projects have grown to such size , that significant
>     changes (worth investing) don't come cheap and without significant
>     time commitment (which for the owasp-leaders will have to be
>     either paid by their current employee or volunteered from his/hers
>     spare time/holidays)
>
>     One way to get this done is to organise mini-summits where we
>     (owasp) puts (ie pays for expenses) the key players in the same
>     place for N days , with a mission to do XYZ
>
>     Dinis Cruz
>
>     On 2 Apr 2012, at 14:25, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org
>     <mailto:eoin.keary at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>>     I suppose you make a good point.
>>     Simply, I want our flagship  projects rebooted or fine tuned or
>>     marketed so owasp does not turn into an event/conference driven
>>     organisation, it seems all we ever talk about are conferences.
>>
>>     We need to have  a strong base from which to hold such events, my
>>     view the base is what we do to engage with civilisation:
>>     projects, training, support, knowledge, research....I don't see
>>     so much of that going on anymore.
>>
>>
>>     Eoin Keary
>>     BCC Risk Advisory
>>     Owasp Global Board
>>     +353 87 977 2988 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>
>>
>>     On 2 Apr 2012, at 12:43, Dennis Groves <dennis.groves at owasp.org
>>     <mailto:dennis.groves at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>>     Interesting idea - what happens when somebody passionate comes
>>>     along and wants to poor a lot of energy into a project that is
>>>     abandoned - and the 'project leader' is long disappeared from
>>>     the internets (Think Why the lucky stiff for example)? How do we
>>>     turn over the keys to that individual?
>>>
>>>     Also who is on the project committee, and are they involved in
>>>     this conversation? It seems they have some actions they owe the
>>>     community...
>>>
>>>     Dennis
>>>
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>>>     On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 10:49, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org
>>>     <mailto:eoin.keary at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>         Inactive project leaders may need to hand over leadership
>>>         also if they don't think they can commit (myself included).
>>>
>>>
>>>         Eoin Keary
>>>         BCC Risk Advisory
>>>         Owasp Global Board
>>>         +353 87 977 2988 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>>
>>>
>>>         On 2 Apr 2012, at 07:07, daniel cuthbert
>>>         <daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org
>>>         <mailto:daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>         'ASVS has been left untouched for awhile and requires a
>>>>         good revamp.'
>>>>
>>>>         Sahba and I are actually working on this :) yes, it's been
>>>>         left and a good revamp is currently underway
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         On 2 April 2012 05:21, Zaki Akhmad <za at owasp.org
>>>>         <mailto:za at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>             On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Eoin
>>>>             <eoin.keary at owasp.org <mailto:eoin.keary at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>>             > Hello leaders,
>>>>             > I am developing a proposal to be put to the board
>>>>             next week in relation to rebooting a number of dormant
>>>>             owasp projects or improving current owasp projects to
>>>>             "production quality" items.
>>>>             >
>>>>             > Question: May I kindly ask what projects do you think
>>>>             are the 6 most important projects within the foundation???
>>>>             >
>>>>             > Can you respond with your top 6 by Monday, sorry for
>>>>             being demanding :)
>>>>             >
>>>>             > (My choices are: testing guide, development guide,
>>>>             code review guide, O2, Zap, cheat sheets.)
>>>>             >
>>>>             > "we are nothing without our projects."
>>>>
>>>>             My choices are:
>>>>             - Testing Guide
>>>>             - Mobile Security Project
>>>>
>>>>             --
>>>>             Zaki Akhmad
>>>>             OWASP Indonesia Chapter Leader
>>>>             http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Indonesia
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