[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp_project_leader_list] Google Summer of Code - Ideas and proposals

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 14:58:20 UTC 2015


That could be a very good option then :)

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:48 PM, Spyros <spyros.gasteratos at owasp.org> wrote:

> Simon, melange is open source, we can host it for our own project.
>
> https://melange.googlesource.com/soc
>
>
> On 03.03.2015 15:39, Adrian Winckles wrote:
>
>> Sounds good to me
>>
>> Adrian
>>
>> OWASP UK Cambridge Chapter Leader
>>
>> On 3 Mar 2015, at 14:25, Nikola Milosevic <nikola.milosevic at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  I just got idea that we can join hands organizing our own Open Source
>>> Summer Sprint (maybe could be the name) with other rejected organizations
>>> like Mozilla, Linux and Tor if they are interested. As we are thinking
>>> about sponsoring students from our sources, probably they will have to do
>>> the same, but in cooperation we can make bigger event and possibly attract
>>> more people by spreading the word through the channels we have together.
>>>
>>> Pozdrav/Best regards,
>>>
>>> Nikola Milošević
>>> OWASP Seraphimdroid project leader
>>> nikola.milosevic at owasp.org
>>> OWASP - Open Web Application Security Project
>>> OWASP Seraphimdroid Project
>>>
>>> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Nikola Milosevic <
>>> nikola.milosevic at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Since I already had a plan for mentoring GSoC, I would be more than
>>>> happy to mentor in our own event. Also if there is something else I could
>>>> help with, let me know (some organizational things or content for marketing
>>>> it, etc.)
>>>>
>>>> Pozdrav/Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Nikola Milošević
>>>> OWASP Seraphimdroid project leader
>>>> nikola.milosevic at owasp.org
>>>> OWASP - Open Web Application Security Project
>>>> OWASP Seraphimdroid Project
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:38 PM, <abbas.naderi at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I think its a good idea to host this with lower stipend, totally
>>>>> separate from GSoC.
>>>>>
>>>>> -A
>>>>>
>>>>>  On Mar 3, 2015, at 8:35 AM, Spyros <spyros.gasteratos at owasp.org>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm in and with some help I can be the contact point and organize it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> (The solution to the potential conflict of interest is that Fabio and
>>>>>> Kostas are still the ones who get to decide who gets 3 students, who gets 1
>>>>>> and who gets none and any other matter deemed sensitive.).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> However, maybe it would be better if we lower the student stipend at
>>>>>> least for the first year to 1000 or 2k/student, there will be a lot of
>>>>>> students who couldn't participate in GSoC this year and we'll get proposals
>>>>>> either-way.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, what if we ask our sponsors to sponsor projects for the summer?
>>>>>> I'm not familiar with the OWASP approach to this but if they agree,
>>>>>> they get more code in a project of their choosing (the one they sponsor),
>>>>>> students have the company name on their cv, they work same as gsoc and
>>>>>> companies get more familiar with our projects. It may be a win-win. (Apart
>>>>>> from the ethics part ofc). The projects that didn't get a sponsor can still
>>>>>> get some money from OWASP and of course work with reduced
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What do you think?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 03.03.2015 14:05, Fabio Cerullo wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> guys
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Im thinking on raising a request to the OWASP board for funds
>>>>>>> approval.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We will probably not be able to cover the amount of slots as last
>>>>>>> year, but
>>>>>>> maybe we could come up with 5/6 slots to be approved (25/30K). Then
>>>>>>> we need
>>>>>>> to find a balanced way to distribute the funds among participating
>>>>>>> projects
>>>>>>> (e.g. 1 slot per project)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We should follow same process as Google, with proposal
>>>>>>> reviews/evaluations,
>>>>>>> etc. So effectively, nothing major to be changed.. other than
>>>>>>> running our
>>>>>>> own version of the Summer of Code.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> What do you think?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Fabio
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Abraham Aranguren <
>>>>>>> abraham.aranguren at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  With a couple of exceptions, the OWASP Winter Code Sprint was not as
>>>>>>>> good (at least for OWTF) as GSoC, we might want to consider
>>>>>>>> increasing
>>>>>>>> the student rewards.
>>>>>>>> The problem here is that projects have almost no money (compared to
>>>>>>>> what
>>>>>>>> GSoC gives students, we cannot pay $5k to 1 person), but we could
>>>>>>>> re-consider attracting *project* funds like attached.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> So, I would propose to:
>>>>>>>> 1) Try to get some project funds / project sponsors
>>>>>>>> 2) See if we are in a position to pay something (even if it's a low
>>>>>>>> amount, but something)
>>>>>>>> 3) Come up with an "OWASP Summer Code Sprint", that gives a bit more
>>>>>>>> than uni credits
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thoughts welcome, just an idea! :)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Abe
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> P.S. Taking into account the low funds/rewards of the "OWASP Winter
>>>>>>>> Code
>>>>>>>> Sprint" initiative, this was a *huge* success, don't get me wrong!
>>>>>>>> :). I
>>>>>>>> am focusing on what we can probably improve to get more out of a new
>>>>>>>> similar "parallel program" to GSoC.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 03/03/2015 12:24 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Leaders,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Unfortunately OWASP has not been selected for GSOC 2015. Google has
>>>>>>>>> not provided any justification for this decision which is quite
>>>>>>>>> frustrating, especially since we did nothing different than the
>>>>>>>>> previous years and also had the highest number of ideas ever.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> For what it's worth it other high profile organizations that have
>>>>>>>>> been
>>>>>>>>> participating in the program for years have been also left out,
>>>>>>>>> such
>>>>>>>>> as the Linux Foundation. Nevertheless, we are currently discussing
>>>>>>>>> similar incentives that could be given to students this year in
>>>>>>>>> order
>>>>>>>>> to encourage them to contribute to OWASP projects and hopefully we
>>>>>>>>> will have more news on this soon.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Kostas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou
>>>>>>>>> <Konstantinos at owasp.org <mailto:Konstantinos at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      Leaders,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      This is a kind reminder for GSoC 2015. If you want to get some
>>>>>>>>>      serious work done during the summer of 2015, submit your ideas
>>>>>>>>>      here: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2015_Ideas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      We already have ideas for 11 projects and students are already
>>>>>>>>>      engaging with project leaders to discuss potential projects.
>>>>>>>>> If
>>>>>>>>>      you are interested to join the program, now is the time to add
>>>>>>>>>      your ideas.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      Finally, feel free to contact me directly should you need any
>>>>>>>>>      further information.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      Kostas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>      On Monday, February 9, 2015, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou
>>>>>>>>>      <Konstantinos at owasp.org <mailto:Konstantinos at owasp.org>>
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          Leaders,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          Google is now accepting applications for mentoring
>>>>>>>>>          organizations for GSoC 2015.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          For those of you that have participated in the program,
>>>>>>>>> this
>>>>>>>>>          is the time of the year to start outlining your ideas for
>>>>>>>>>          projects here:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2015_Ideas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          For the rest of you the Google Summer of Code
>>>>>>>>>          (http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/
>>>>>>>>> gsoc2015)
>>>>>>>>>          is an amazing opportunity to get some work done on your
>>>>>>>>> project.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          Last year we got 16 slots for 7 OWASP projects. This year
>>>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>>>          are looking forward to having even more OWASP projects
>>>>>>>>>          participating in the program.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          Please don't hesitate to contact me directly if you need
>>>>>>>>> any
>>>>>>>>>          additional information.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>          Kostas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
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