[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] OWASP Ghana!

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Thu Jul 24 01:38:00 UTC 2014


Let me know if you want to go this route as Justin (one of the main
volunteers)is a friend of mine.  I am happy to approach him.  Though, if
someone knows Johnny Long personally, that may be even better.

~josh
On Jul 23, 2014 8:18 PM, "johanna curiel curiel" <johanna.curiel at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Maybe we should associate with another organizations such as Hackers for
> charity
>
> They are doing tremendous work in Africa, Uganda
> http://www.hackersforcharity.org/
>
> Educational projects
> http://www.hackersforcharity.org/projects/
>
> Or provide training Online
> http://www.hackersforcharity.org/hackers-for-charity/call-for-volunteers-2/
>
> They are looking for experts like us to participate, they pay to go Uganda
> or contribute Online
> How does chapters in Africa feel if we contact  them?
> We could spread the word of our projects over there, especially they
> willing to pay for people to go  there!!
>
> regards
>
> Johanna
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Azeddine Islam Mennouchi <
> azeddine.mennouchi at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> +1 Azeddine
>> I have suggested a MENA-Africa Tour so many times
>> but I could not find the help that I need(specially sponsorship)
>> I had a very hard time to find speakers in the Last event that I
>> organized in May and it was harder to find the sponsors
>>
>> this is a very important issue to discuss African Chapters are really in
>> need for a push (a committee for this problem maybe good)
>>
>> Regards Islam,
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami <
>> azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> Sorry to be negative in my answer but first we need to get a clear
>>> commitment from OWASP to help Africa Chapters.
>>> After we can discuss to an Africa TOUR or any other events.
>>> Actually for my chapter I asked to a sponsors to organize the JMaghreb
>>> (Morocco Java User Group events) where OWASP Morocco will manager the
>>> security track.
>>> I sent emails to Directory Member without any answer from them. No
>>> reply. I suppose for them Morocco Chapter is a negligible.
>>>
>>>
>>> By the way. I agree with Africa Tour to promote Africa Chapter.
>>> Thanks.
>>> Azzeddine
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:59 PM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  Theo,
>>>>
>>>> cool. To see whether a OWASP Africa-EMEA tour would be viable, maybe
>>>> check in with a couple of other chapter leaders in the region.
>>>>
>>>> In case you like to see more about what we did at the Latam tour, here
>>>> is the link:
>>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/LatamTour2014
>>>> It is definitely a great way of energising a region.
>>>>
>>>> If you like it, please contact me or Laura back by September, so we
>>>> could plan for this in the upcoming budget for next year.
>>>>
>>>> Kind regards, Tobias
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 23/07/14 12:06, Theo Sagoe wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hello:
>>>>
>>>> Jim - Many thanks for posting the information about the event. Your Twi
>>>> (Ghanaian Language) is excellent; wow welldone.
>>>>
>>>> Tobias - Your idea sounds great and I'll be delighted to work with the
>>>> leaders in the various regions to schedule a tour going forward.
>>>>
>>>> I’m open to any questions and suggestions from the community.
>>>>
>>>> Kind Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Theo.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:41 PM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  This is great news!
>>>>> Amazing work by the Ghana team!
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers, Tobias
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Ps.: Btw. small idea for next year: maybe Africa and Middle East like
>>>>> to do a joint "OWASP tour" like we did this year successfully in Latam and
>>>>> I currently help plan for Asia. Could be great opportunity to energise
>>>>> chapters around the region.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 22/07/14 01:05, Jim Manico wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  Maa chi, maa ha, maa jo, OWASP Community, eti sen?
>>>>>
>>>>> The OWASP Ghana Cybersecurity Conference will take place in Accra,
>>>>> Ghana this December for the second year in a row! The event dates are
>>>>> December 10 - 11, 2014. It amazes me that there are so many places on
>>>>> planet earth where OWASP is active in some way.
>>>>>
>>>>> If you are interested in speaking at this conference, please contact
>>>>> Theo Sagoe at theodore.sagoe at owasp.org or visit
>>>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ghana#tab=About for more information.
>>>>>
>>>>> I was lucky enough to be one of the speakers at the first OWASP Ghana
>>>>> conference in west Africa. It was quite an amazing experience. It's rare
>>>>> where you get the chance to attend a security conference in the morning and
>>>>> do some seine beach fishing with a large team of locals early that evening.
>>>>> They fish the whole ocean at once, it was quite amazing. :)
>>>>>
>>>>> I hope you consider attending or speaking! Talk to
>>>>> theodore.sagoe at owasp.org if interested.
>>>>>
>>>>> Me daa si,
>>>>> - Jim Manico
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>  Theo Sagoe
>>>> OWASP Ghana
>>>>
>>>>  Email: theodore.sagoe at owasp.org
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>> --
>>> Azzeddine RAMRAMI
>>> +33 6 65 48 90 04.
>>> Enterprise Security Architect
>>> OWASP Leader (Morocco Chapter)
>>> Mozilla Security Projects Mentor
>>>
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>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Islam Azeddine Mennouchi
>> Consultant at ITS
>> http://www.infotoolssolutions.dz/
>> OWASP ALGERIA Chapter Leader
>> phone n°: +213658227651
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