[Owasp-leaders] 2016 Developer Survey Results

Bill Sempf bill at pointweb.net
Tue Mar 22 20:24:05 UTC 2016


On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 4:20 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

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> What about all those thousands of devs that cannot pay these expensive
> conferences, living in countries like me?
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For those, there will be other tactics.  This is a start.

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> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 4:16 PM, Bill Sempf <bill at pointweb.net> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 4:04 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
>> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
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>>> We do not reach this community just by assisting to these conferences.
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>> I disagree comprehensively with this statement. Through participation in
>> developer conferences like CodeMash and Stirtrek, I have seen quantifiable
>> increase in the 'reach' of security.  All of the OWASP chapters in the area
>> have seen significant increases in growth, there have been far more
>> security -focused talks at user groups, and there has been a significant
>> increase in requests for security expertise from the area consulting
>> firms.  Just "being there" is a great place to start.
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>> That said, if something significant is learned while we are just being
>> there, and it leads to a larger strategy, so be it.  Personally, I'm
>> pleased to see some action on a front of attack, rather than constant
>> discussion.  It's a low risk activity with a potentially high reward.
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> Johanna Curiel
> OWASP Volunteer
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