[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Academy[Project Cancellation]

Claudia Casanovas claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org
Tue Jul 19 15:30:05 UTC 2016


Johanna - Thank you for jumping to help.

@John - How can we help you with the platform?  I have not seen any funding
requests this year so far.

Please let us know how we can help.

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 7:52 AM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> >>Actually we are not focus in financial support, but it could help us on
> the platform for Developments, Purchase a Domain and server Setup
>
> John, could you be more explicit on what are the needs of the project?
> While you mention that financial is not the focus, correct me if I'm
> wrong, what I understand is that you need to buy a domain and a server?
> This still means you need financial help ;-)
>
> >>I want to Repeat we don't need a huge amount of "fund"
>
> Again, the question is how much do you need and if OWASP can help provide
> this financial aid. Projects can get up to USD500,
>
>    - did you received this funds?
>    - were you able to get them?
>    - Do you need more?
>
>
> People cannot help you if they don't know what is what you need ;-)
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 10:41 AM, John Patrick Lita <
> john.patrick.lita at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Actually we are not focus in financial support, but it could help us on
>> the platform for Developments, Purchase a Domain and server Setup, but the
>> most important is the content of the materials, this training platform
>> doesn't need a huge amount of fund, the most basic needs of the project.
>>
>> I want to Repeat we don't need a huge amount of "fund", Training
>> materials is the most important on the project.
>>
>> thank you.
>>
>> *John Patrick Lita *
>> Manager for cyber security and IT services
>> OWASP Manila chapter chairman
>> FB Page @OwaspManila <https://www.facebook.com/OwaspManila>
>> *https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Manila
>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Manila>*
>> <https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-manila>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 8:24 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
>> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi John
>>>
>>> Could you let us now why the project was removed? I'm assuming is
>>> because financially you could not support the project anymore.
>>>
>>> One of the major issues, for all projects, is feasibility, especially
>>> when the projects requires some form of investment . Many people come to
>>> OWASP expecting financial support and up to certain level this is provided
>>> but very limited. Or you have to look for sponsors yourself.
>>>
>>> All projects were supposed to get USD500 but were you able to get this
>>> financial aid for your project?
>>> Was this financial aid not enough?
>>>
>>> OWASP projects is an excellent platform to promote and connect with
>>> people, but I have not see this as a major financial platform such as
>>> grants. OWAPS does not have such platform to help projects at this level
>>> and the educational initiative so far has focused on very limited
>>> activities such as webinars using this new platform that was bought (Go
>>> Training) or activities in Chicago and other chapters in US.
>>>
>>> I took a personal initiative to connect Simon from ZAP with Linux
>>> foundation, but hey, that was me , and so I can do with other Grant
>>> initiatives but not all projects are ready for this and OWASP does not have
>>> the administration necessary to manage funds from the EU for example.
>>>
>>> So if we want to help projects at this level this is the place were it
>>> needs to start: setting the right people to know how to manage grant funds
>>> and carry on the administration and auditing for this.
>>>
>>>  As long as that does not exist within OWASP , forget about getting
>>> certain kind of funds such as Cyber research from EU.
>>>
>>> Were you able to get access to GoTraining? It is possible to move the
>>> materials there if the staff provides you access to it.Question is, if you
>>> have time to do this but I think the GoTraining platform can support the
>>> OWASP Academy by setting up the materials such as videos and classes over
>>> there.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 3:23 AM, Andrew van der Stock <
>>> vanderaj at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all
>>>>
>>>> OWASP Education is one of our strategic goals. I'm sad to see this go
>>>> by the wayside. It's not the first time such a thing has happened, and
>>>> unless we fix the fundamentals of OWASP Education, it will not be the last.
>>>> I'm determined to create a self-sustaining education platform that advances
>>>> OWASP's mission.
>>>>
>>>> @JP and Munir, please work with Claudia and Tiffany (cc'd) to get all
>>>> donated materials into our forthcoming education platform, which is coming
>>>> along.
>>>>
>>>> We should not lose donated materials (again!) because this particular
>>>> platform is not working. If you want to be involved in the new platform,
>>>> please let us know so that we can make a success of it. I had the ASVS
>>>> training materials recorded, and will be up on our new training platform as
>>>> soon as it is ready, or OWASP's YouTube channel, whichever comes first.
>>>>
>>>> thanks
>>>> Andrew
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM, Munir Njiru <munir.njiru at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Sad to see this project go . we have a lot of content developed
>>>>> towards it :(
>>>>>
>>>>> Munir Njenga,
>>>>> OWASP Chapter Leader (Kenya) || Information Security Consultant ||
>>>>> Developer
>>>>> Mob   (KE) +254 (0) 734960670
>>>>>
>>>>> =============================
>>>>> Chapter Page: www.owasp.org/index.php/Kenya
>>>>> Project Site:
>>>>> http://alienwithin.github.io/OWASP-mth3l3m3nt-framework/
>>>>> Email: munir.njiru at owasp.org
>>>>> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OWASP.Kenya
>>>>> Mailing List: https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Kenya
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 5:32 PM, John Patrick Lita <
>>>>> john.patrick.lita at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Good day to All,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As we started the project OWASP Online Academy (
>>>>>> https://owasponlineacademy.zenler.com ), we sad to say that the
>>>>>> project will be cancelled and remove on the internet,
>>>>>> We have so many instructors who likes to give time on the platform
>>>>>> once the project supported and funded by the foundation, but the project
>>>>>> development is already done and it been around for one year without any
>>>>>> comments and feedback.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> we would like give thanks those who show their support and give time
>>>>>> to upload a demo video on the site, as we want to initiate this project
>>>>>> world wide, provide a reach out all types of learners and seekers to
>>>>>> improve their skills, enhance their knowledge in awareness.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> i decided to have this project locally here in Philippines (Tagalog
>>>>>> Language) and this can be possible and do-able and this will be available
>>>>>> on youtube channel of OWASP Manila.  As the Project leader of OWASP Academy
>>>>>> i hope someday, someone ca do this project successfully. thank you.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards!
>>>>>> *John Patrick Lita *
>>>>>> Manager for cyber security and IT services
>>>>>> OWASP Manila chapter chairman
>>>>>> FB Page @OwaspManila <https://www.facebook.com/OwaspManila>
>>>>>> *https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Manila
>>>>>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Manila>*
>>>>>> <https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-manila>
>>>>>>
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