[Owasp-leaders] How to increase ZAP takeup?

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 14:03:47 UTC 2014


We have an OWASP Winter Security Sprint project that aims to address
exactly that :)
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Winter_Code_Sprint#OWASP_ZAP_-_Advanced_reporting

Cheers,

Simon

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:22 PM, (P7N) Jason Johnson <jason.johnson at p7n.net>
wrote:

> What about reporting? Everyone loves a report of some kind. I think is has
> a bit of a reporting built in. There are lots of reporting engines like
> birt and adding a reply maker to it would be sweet. What do you think?
>
>
> On September 11, 2014 7:16:21 AM CDT, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> You're right, its not viable :)
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:11 PM, <abbas.naderi at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Personally the major reason I don’t like these tools is that they are
>>> Java based, and Java based apps are ugly and slow on OS X. If I led the
>>> project, I’d port to python or something else, but I know thats a very
>>> expensive decision and probably not viable.
>>> -A
>>>
>>> On Sep 11, 2014, at 7:50 AM, Andrew Muller <andrew.muller at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> A subtle advertising campaign could work
>>>
>>> <pharoah bender endorses ZAP.jpg>
>>>
>>>>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 8:59 PM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Leaders,
>>>>
>>>> As you hopefully know, ZAP is one of the most successful of all of the
>>>> OWASP projects.
>>>>
>>>> However I want to significantly increase its takeup, and for that I'd
>>>> like your advice and guidance.
>>>>
>>>> *What do you think are the top 3 (or more) things we could do increase
>>>> ZAP usage?*
>>>>
>>>> I'm not just asking about new features or technical changes (but please
>>>> include those if you think they are important), but also advertizing,
>>>> online presence, documentation, tutorial videos, conference talks, fluffy
>>>> toys etc etc.
>>>> Anything that you think will get more developers and security folk
>>>> using ZAP.
>>>>
>>>> I was going to start a poll, but I decided I didnt want to restrict or
>>>> unduly influence your replies, so please "think out of the box" and other
>>>> such cliches ;)
>>>>
>>>> Feel free to reply on this thread or directly to me.
>>>>
>>>> Many thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Simon
>>>>
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>>
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