[Owasp-leaders] RSA

Mohannad - OWASP mohannad.shahat at owasp.org
Fri Jan 10 07:32:29 UTC 2014


Eoin and Jim
+1, RSA loss with their behavior

Regards,
Mohannad Shahat
OWASP Saudi Chapter Leader

> On Jan 9, 2014, at 10:41 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
> 
> 
> 
> 
>> 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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