[Owasp-leaders] pycon CFP - outreach opportunity

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 16:29:29 UTC 2014


Go for it!

We rely on people getting stuck in and contributing content to the wiki :)

Cheers,

Simon

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 5:19 PM, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:

> Its great to hear about all of these crossover talks.
>
> I think it would be neat to collect links to video / presos and present
> them in a single place.  I also think it would be cool to offer support to
> other efforts to bring AppSec to devs.  I'd like to see us test some models
> for systematically engaging with local developer meetups, but I'm getting
> ahead of myself there.  :)
>
> As a starting point, does anybody object to exploring listing them on the
> wiki at owasp.org in such a way that devs can easily find them?  Would I
> be stepping on existing content if I went ahead and put up a strawman for
> people to review?
>
> Matt
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 3:54 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>  I'm in Iceland talking delivering a keynote on the 24th September:
>>
>> https://www.european-lotteries.org/event/joint-elwla-internet-new-media-seminar-0
>>
>>
>> Eoin Keary
>> Owasp Global Board
>> +353 87 977 2988
>>
>>
>> On 9 Sep 2014, at 21:43, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Very minor in comparison with the other events mentioned, but I'm
>> speaking at the London API meetup about AppSensor next week.
>>
>> Colin
>>
>> On 9 September 2014 08:54, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'm talking about ZAP at JavaOne this year:
>>
>>
>> https://oracleus.activeevents.com/2014/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=5320
>>
>>
>> Could we have a wiki page that lists all of the up and coming developer
>>
>> conferences?
>>
>> We could then list the OWASP people who will be speaking or attending, or
>>
>> not as the case may be!
>>
>>
>> We have a similar "Wheres Mozilla" page:
>>
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/events
>>
>>
>> Or would this just end up as a page thats used a few times and then not
>>
>> maintained :/
>>
>>
>> Simon
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Matt,
>>
>>
>> I was invited to speak at at JavaOne this year from Milton Smith, the
>>
>> director of Java Security at Oracle. I am using this opportunity to speak
>> on
>>
>> open source libraries for secure web development. I'll be discussing
>> several
>>
>> of the OWASP (and other) Java "secure coding" control projects.
>>
>>
>> There are plenty of other OWASP folk who interact with the Java community
>>
>> in a variety of different ways.  Several OWASP'ers are speakers in the
>> Java
>>
>> One security security track (I was part of the track selection committee
>>
>> last year). Williams participates in the JCP (Java Community Process) and
>>
>> helped get things like null character file injection fixed in the JVM.
>>
>>
>> I think, in General, OWASP has a very good footprint in communicating
>>
>> AppSec issues to the Java community. But there are 8-10 million or so Java
>>
>> dev's out there and there are plenty more who need to hear the message of
>>
>> secure coding.
>>
>>
>> Aloha,
>>
>> Jim
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/8/14, 11:38 AM, Matt Konda wrote:
>>
>>
>> Nice!
>>
>>
>> What other conferences can we target?
>>
>>
>> I think we've seen Java One (Manico, Keary), SpringOne (Winch), RubyConf
>>
>> (Smith), RailsConf (Bedra, Collins, etc. .. ), PyCon, Node (Adam Baldwin),
>>
>> Clojure (Bedra) etc. maybe we should keep track of these?  It would be
>> cool
>>
>> to have a technology stack tuned way to get to AppSec presentations and
>>
>> experts...  then we can start to build communities around these ...
>>
>>
>> I've had good success with smaller local dev meetups too.  Seems like
>>
>> something we could suggest doing at a chapter level, maybe making stories
>>
>> out of the different approaches people take and distilling out which
>> things
>>
>> seem to work.
>>
>>
>> Good stuff Jonathan!
>>
>>
>> Matt Konda
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Jonathan Marcil
>>
>> <jonathan.marcil at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hi leaders,
>>
>>
>> it is settled, OWASP is gonna be represented at pycon by OWASP Montreal
>>
>> Chapter.
>>
>>
>> Attendees reached : 2,500 (mostly python programmers)
>>
>> Total cost: 0$ (not including swag)
>>
>>
>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/sponsors/
>>
>>
>> I'll add the event to our official system later, and there's is no
>>
>> contract involved.
>>
>>
>> I wanted to tell you that since the CFP is closing in one week. See below
>>
>> for details.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>> - Jonathan
>>
>>
>> On Aug 24, 2014 10:28 PM, "Jonathan Marcil" <jonathan.marcil at owasp.org>
>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hi leaders,
>>
>>
>> pycon (the biggest baddest "hugest" conference about python) is in
>>
>> Montreal next year from April 8 to April 16 in Montreal.
>>
>>
>> While I'm be doing by best to have a non-profit sponsor table and
>>
>> represent OWASP, it would be great if some leaders could applies for the
>>
>> CFP. Any subject related to python is good, so if your project is using
>>
>> python, or you have a subject that have python somewhere in the tech
>>
>> stack, it's good as well.
>>
>>
>> Info for CFP is here:
>>
>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/speaking/cfp/
>>
>> It closes September 15th.
>>
>>
>> Note that pycon is special in regards of expense coverage as per default
>>
>> people are sent by their companies so nothing is covered. You can
>>
>> however use their assistance program to get reimbursed (and I bet if
>>
>> your project is something done on a voluntary basis you'll get more
>>
>> chances):
>>
>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/assistance/
>>
>>
>> If you happen to get accepted hit me up to do more things in Montreal
>>
>> that week.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> - Jonathan Marcil
>>
>>   OWASP Montreal Chapter Leader
>>
>>   https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Montreal
>>
>>   jonathan.marcil at owasp.org
>>
>>
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