[Owasp-leaders] WAFEC is now a joined WASC/OWASP project

vanderaj vanderaj vanderaj at owasp.org
Tue Dec 4 10:55:22 UTC 2012


Ofer and the WAFEC team,

this is fantastic news! :) If there's anything you need, don't hesitate to ask.

thanks
Andrew

On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Ofer Shezaf <ofer at shezaf.com> wrote:
> Hi Leaders,
>
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> I am happy to announce that The Web Application Evaluation Criteria (WAFEC)
> project is now a joined WASC (Web Application Security Consortium) and OWASP
> project.
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> WAFEC is a very successful community project aimed at defining what Web
> Application Firewalls are and providing the application security community
> with a tool to learn about WAFs and evaluate the suitability of different
> WAFs for their needs.
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> The evaluation criteria first version was release in 2006 by WASC and is
> used in most WAF RFPs today. As a long time OWASP and WASC contributor, and
> as we are gearing towards a second version, I thought that it would be great
> for the project and the applications security community in general if we
> join hands and make this a joined WASC and OWASP project. I believe this
> will bring more contributors from more diverse backgrounds to the project
> and enlarge the project’s outreach. I have suggested that to the project’s
> team and I am happy that a vast majority agreed with me.
>
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> What’s next:
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> ·         You can read more about the project on the OWASP project home page
> here:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/WASC_OWASP_Web_Application_Firewall_Evaluation_Criteria_Project
>
> ·         If you would like to contribute, review the version 2.0 outline:
> http://projects.webappsec.org/w/page/60249779/WAFEC_2_Outline and join the
> mailing list:
> http://lists.webappsec.org/mailman/listinfo/wasc-wafec_lists.webappsec.org
>
> ·         Lastly, we can talk about WAFEC in your local events. We may have
> a team member located near you, or we can do it remotely.
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> Don’t hesitate to contact me for any question.
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> ~ Ofer
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> Ofer Shezaf
>
> [+972-54-4431119; ofer at shezaf.com, www.shezaf.com]
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