[Owasp-leaders] Post Secondary Institute Study

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Sun Oct 4 21:39:50 UTC 2015


Hi Tom,

sounds interesting. And worth working on and also well aligned with our 
OWASP goals.
Small question: Who is "we" in your email? Is this an OWASP project, or 
another organisation outside of OWASP?

Best, Tobias


On 29/09/15 15:07, Tom Brennan wrote:
> Software powers the world, but insecure software threatens safety, 
> trust, and economic growth.  Purpose of this call for participation is 
> to gather PHASE I information for a study of Post Secondary Institute 
> educators and advancement of secure programing.
>
> PROBLEM STATEMENT
>
> The United States has 7600 Post Secondary Institutes that report Title 
> IV programs (Stamford Loans, Pell Grants etc.) of these,  2751 Post 
> Secondary Institutes offer computer programming (non vocational).
>
> A smaller number of these institutions offer courses dedicated to 
> secure programming / software security and we want to simply help 
> improve that.
>
> What is the motivation for the Professor's to adopt industry best 
> practice from sources such as OWASP, Center for Internet Security, 
> SafeCode, NIST, NSF, IEEE, PTES and others.
>
> In this research study we wish to determine opportunities for 
> collective improvement with discussion of both Academia and Industry 
> to move the ball forward.
>
> Are you a professor and would like to be part of the discussion?
>
> Get involved with a simple sign up form: http://goo.gl/forms/N0jxLtXdY0
>
> Do you know an amazing professor who should be consulted as part of 
> the project please forward as appropriate.
>
> Tom Brennan
> 973-202-0122
>
>
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