[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Top 10 - 2013 Release Candidate Now Available

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue Feb 19 15:35:18 UTC 2013


I'm happy to have a smaller OWASP with less vendor involvement, fewer
but higher quality projects, and a smaller budget. We are in the (non
profit) business of spreading AppSec awareness, not making more money.

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Jim Manico
@Manicode
(808) 652-3805

On Feb 20, 2013, at 12:27 AM, Eoin Keary <eoinkeary at gmail.com> wrote:

> I believe in what ur saying but our corporate sponsors won't.
>
> Why do we have corporate sponsor logos on the wiki at all, following this thought process?
>
> We need to balance revenue generation to do stuff with our open source ideals. Corporate sponsorship is important to the foundation for conferences, events, etc.
>
> We need industry inclusion /support or we die.
>
> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
> +353 87 977 2988
>
>
> On 19 Feb 2013, at 15:12, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>> Look at webgoat lessons. - every lesson has the creators company logo. Should we remove these also?
>>
>> Absolutely! This is not NASCAR, this is a not for profit charitable,
>> altruistic organization where serving the community at the expense of
>> personal gain in a vendor-neutral way is the norm.
>>
>> And PS: Bruce Mayhew continues to support WebGoat in his free time and
>> he works for a different company now. WebGoat 5.4 actually removed
>> some of the sponsorship garbage and future versions will do so to an
>> even greater extent.
>>
>> I'm lucky enough to have traveled the world and visited a large number
>> of chapters along the way. I also track several dozen active OWASP
>> projects. I also consulted a non-profit speciality lawyer before
>> joining the board. I'm not shooting from the hip here, I'm well
>> prepared, I did my homework, and I'm not picking this fight lightly.
>>
>> --
>> Jim Manico
>> @Manicode
>> (808) 652-3805
>>
>> On Feb 19, 2013, at 11:46 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Look at webgoat lessons. - every lesson has the creators company logo. Should we remove these also?


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