[Owasp-leaders] Amusing little success story from Owasp Denmark

Dinis Cruz dinis.cruz at owasp.org
Wed Feb 5 15:14:00 UTC 2014


And if you haven't already, also take a look at the OWASP books (green,
blue, yellow, purple, red and gray) which you can find at
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Codes_of_Conduct and are great
documents for this this type of activity

Dinis


On 5 February 2014 14:29, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Ulf,
>
> I'm not surprised they called you at all. This is a very good thing
> for Denmark! One of the more formal AppSec classification projects at
> OWASP is the ASVS (Application Security Verification Standard). I
> think that's a good place to start when dealing with governments who
> are seeking formal advice on application security.
>
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Application_Security_Verification_Standard_Project
>
> Aloha from Sweden,
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
>
> > On Feb 5, 2014, at 3:23 PM, Ulf Munkedal <um at fortconsult.net> wrote:
> >
> > A little success story from Owasp Denmark.
> >
> > We are getting noticed more and more here and now this happened:
> >
> > The Ministry of Defence has drafted a new law on cyber security and as
> part of their process they are asking selected organizations to get their
> feedback before proceeding.
> >
> > And guess who they just called? :)
> >
> > It was an amusing conversation because I tried to explain that because
> we are a very open organization and work like we do, I would share it with
> the Danish mail list to hear if they have some valuable feedback. The lady
> in the other end of the phone was a bit confused by this, because normally
> they work with organizations that are very structured, have employed admins
> and are more closed. But she had to accepted it, naturally.
> >
> > I just received the documents and have forwarded them to the Danish
> mail-list.
> >
> > Now we can add this to our belt here in Denmark, which I think is pretty
> cool actually.
> >
> > I'm curious if other countries have experienced something similar out
> there?
> >
> > Best,
> > Ulf
> >
> > Owasp Denmark
> >
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