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

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Tue Feb 19 15:40:28 UTC 2013


Non profit != no money :)



On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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.
>
> --
> 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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