[Owasp-leaders] Feedback on projects names

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Sun Oct 2 14:52:14 UTC 2016


Hi Katy,

Very interesting feedback about OWASP being more Enterprise-like and less
Ubiquitous, IoT, SMB, Non Profit or Individual-like focci. Acronyms are an
adjustment, so I agree with Martin that having easy acronyms helps, too.
Any other tips? Thank you and best wishes.

Sincerely,
Bev


On Sun, Oct 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM, Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
wrote:

> ‎Hi Katy,
>
> Valid point! I find the same problems when talking to developers. More
> 'speaking' names, e.g. ZAP or SAMM do work much better as they are easier
> to remember!
>
> My 2cents,
> -martin
>
>
> *From: *Katy Anton
> *Sent: *zondag 2 oktober 2016 15:31
> *To: *owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
> *Cc: *Jim Manico‎
> *Subject: *[Owasp-leaders] Feedback on projects names
>
> Leaders,
>
> Over the weekend I’ve been to a developer conference to talk about the
> OWASP Proactive Controls.
>
> There, I got an interesting feedback from a developer:
> “The OWASP always feels a bit enterprise-like to me, with all the
> acronyms and complicated naming that goes with it, but Katy did a good job
> making things a lot simpler.”
>
> Although the talk presented just ASVS and Proactive Controls, the comment
> was about OWASP projects in general.
>
> I think is a fair comment that needs some thought.
>
>
> All the best,
>
> *Katy Anton *
>
> OWASP Bristol (UK) Chapter Leader
>
> Email: katy.anton at owasp.org
>
>
>
>
>
>
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