[Owasp-leaders] OWASP "Certification"

Dirk Wetter dirk.wetter at owasp.org
Fri Jul 5 10:41:42 UTC 2013


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Am 07/05/2013 02:36 AM, schrieb Jason Alexander:
> I think Dennis has a great point there. We have a great brand. We should be able to capitalise on it. I'm not saying lets make millions but licensing the brand for marketing purposes could provide good revenue
> 
> My 2 C
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
> On 2 Jul 2013, at 22:02, "Dennis Groves" <dennis.groves at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
>> This is really great, it is essentially free marketing for OWASP.
>>
>> However, this is an example of how we fail to capture value. What is lost is an opportunity to license the use of the 'OWASP' brand - which is one way we have historically left money on the table. (Samantha's Idea...)
>>
>> A non-profit can not exist on handouts alone; that is we will be bankrupt before long if we keep asking for sponsorships. This is why it is **critical** we start acting like a proper business, and move to profit generating revenue models.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Dennis
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2 Jul 2013, at 13:48, Dirk Wetter wrote:
>>
>>> Am 07/02/2013 04:22 PM, schrieb Owasp:
>>>> I believe the board is aware and we reached out. How great are we that people want to rip off our
>>>> brand, congrats all :)
>>>> I'd probably expect more of this to come from countries which do not respect intellectual property
>>>> or tradark rights.
>>>
>>> e.g. Qualys.https://www.qualys.com/forms/freescan/owasp/
>>>
>>> Dear board: pls set up a plan how to deal with those case appropriately and then just do it.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Dirk
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> [Dennis Groves](http://about.me/dennis.groves), MSc
>> [Email me](mailto:dennis.groves at owasp.org) or [schedule a meeting](http://goo.gl/8sPIy).
>>
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