[Owasp-leaders] RSA

mparsons at parsonsisconsulting.com mparsons at parsonsisconsulting.com
Fri Jan 10 02:46:10 UTC 2014


I'm proud about how OWASP handled this.  

Do good and fear no man.   

Sent from my iPhone please excuse typos...
Matt Parsons, CISSP, MSM, CWASE 


> On Jan 9, 2014, at 7:59 PM, Patrick Leclerc <patrick.leclerc at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
> Given the reaction of RSA, now it is "shame on you RSA"
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>> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>> OWASP Leaders,
>> 
>> Among many reasons, one being that Eoin and I are co-authors, I am going to follow his lead and pull way from the RSA conference training.
>> 
>> This was a difficult decision and I am not happy at how this all went down. Again, I think we need to apply this same kind of judgement evenly.
>> 
>> Frankly, I was very positive on doing the RSA training up until we received their response asking us to cease-and-desist from talking to BSsides and asking Eoin for a retraction. I can't say that I blame them, but it made it clear to me that we we either need to do the co-marketing and training, or walk away from both.
>> 
>> Aloha,
>> Jim Manico
>> OWASP Board Member
>> @Manicode
>> (808) 652-3805
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>> 
>> > OWASP leaders,
>> >
>> > I've decided to pull my delivery of training from the RSA conference.
>> >
>> > I don't believe supporting in organisation who tries to control other organisations (whom they talk to) or is allegedly involved with weak crypto/NSA conspiracy is good for the foundation.
>> >
>> > I also request that OWASP pull the plug on any involvement with RSA for 2014.
>> >
>> > Sorry I this upsets some people. I was voted (as a board member)  to lead by you and I am trying to do just that.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Eoin Keary
>> > Owasp Global Board
>> > +353 87 977 2988
>> >
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