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

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue Dec 4 13:12:21 UTC 2012


What a great way to get involved with vendor issues while staying
neutral. I'm very pleased to see this brought to OWASP and WASC!

Cheers Ofer,

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Jim Manico
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On Dec 4, 2012, at 5:02 AM, Ofer Shezaf <ofer at shezaf.com> wrote:

> I did ask for a few things (contributors...) below :-)
>
> ~ Ofer
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vanderaj vanderaj [mailto:vanderaj at owasp.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2012 12:55 PM
> To: Ofer Shezaf
> Cc: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: Re: [Owasp-leaders] WAFEC is now a joined WASC/OWASP project
>
> 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,
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> What's next:
>>
>> .         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_Ev
>> aluation_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.
>>
>>
>>
>> Don't hesitate to contact me for any question.
>>
>>
>>
>> ~ Ofer
>>
>>
>>
>> Ofer Shezaf
>>
>> [+972-54-4431119; ofer at shezaf.com, www.shezaf.com]
>>
>>
>>
>>
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