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

Azzeddine Ramrami azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org
Thu Jul 24 19:08:46 UTC 2014


Thanks Tobias.
Create a regional chapters committee for MENA is good idea. I think we can
start with that.
What is the process to create it?
Regards,
Azzeddine
Morocco Chapter Leader
CSRFGuard Project Leader
+212 6 61 42 70 52/+33 6 65 48 90 04


On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 7:48 PM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:

>  Hi Islam and Azeddine,
>
> I fully appreciate that this is not easy and am sorry, that so far has not
> taken off for MENA.
> Laura and Fabio organised the LATAM tour very successfully the last few
> years and we generated nice energy with that. We also had one Europe tour
> last year.
>
> But maybe there is one small misconception about the work:
> just to manage expectations, for an "OWASP tour" in any region, most of
> the work needs to be done by the local chapter teams, and we can try to
> help get speakers around from within that region.
> The global team can help on the coordination (and Fabio and myself as
> board members will try our very best too as this is close to our heart) but
> the real work needs to be done by the chapter teams (like getting venues in
> your city, local sponsors, etc.). This works very well in Latin America and
> worked in Europe and am sure it could work in MENA as well.
>
> So, if for 2015, there is enough critical mass from chapters in MENA,
> please coordinate among each other and send me a list of the interested
> chapter leaders and I will try to get it into the budget and we make it
> happen.
>
> Usually we can arrange some funding to help the chapters fly in speakers
> from within the region or not too far away. But we need to know in time, so
> we can put this into the budget.
>
> And if you like to create a regional chapters committee for that, that
> would be a great idea, too. :-)
>
> Best wishes, Tobias
>
>
> Tobias Gondrom
> OWASP Global Board Member
> OWASP CISO Survey Project Lead
> email: tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
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> skype: tgondrom
> twitter: @tgondrom
>
>
>
>
> On 23/07/14 23:54, Azeddine Islam Mennouchi 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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>>
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Azzeddine RAMRAMI
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Enterprise Security Architect
OWASP Leader (Morocco Chapter)
Mozilla Security Projects Mentor
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