[Owasp-leaders] Post Secondary Institute Study

Adrian Winckles adrian.winckles at owasp.org
Tue Oct 6 12:42:53 UTC 2015


Just to clarify, was this just a US based study?

Thanks

Adrian 

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> On 4 Oct 2015, at 22:39, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
> 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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