[Owasp-leaders] Introducing your OWASP Brand Usage Committee!

Tiffany Long tiffany.long at owasp.org
Fri Sep 9 19:19:42 UTC 2016

be a helpful starting point.  It catches you up on where we stand with the

Tiffany Long
Community Manager

On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 7:02 PM, Andy Lewis <alewis at owasp.org> wrote:

> CM==Community Manager
> Getting together at the larger events is a great idea.
> Tragically, I'm not planning to be at AppSec, but I still think there's no
> substitute for meeting face-to-face so I really hope that those of you
> attending will be able to get together...
> WRT the committee's task, I propose we all become acquainted with how some
> successful open-source or international non-profit organizations are
> managing their brands & usage and either select the best model or try to
> build one leveraging the best aspects of each.
> Apache, Firefox, and the Red Cross have all been mentioned on the leader's
> list.  I don't know a lot about this, so I think I'll start by reading
> usage guidelines for those groups...
> Wish I could meet you all at AppSec...
> Andy
> On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Larry Conklin <larry.conklin at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>> Lets see if we can get something going. One thing I did at the last
>> appsec was for the code review guide we had a poll up and running. Much of
>> the feedback was as expected but some was not. At the least we can get that
>> done. Ask Claudia she helped me and Gary at appsecusa. Btw. This idea came
>> from Tom B.
>> What is a CM?
>> Larry
>> On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 3:35 PM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Hey Larry,
>>> 1)I have no idea.
>>> 2) As the CM I have been telling people that the first decision would be
>>> whether to use the portal or a mailing list.  I have noted that the
>>> Education Hub has taken as their first major action to make an assessment
>>> of the current state of the education platforms and materials.  This seems
>>> sound and will be included in official advice from my office should other
>>> committees ask.
>>> 3) I will not be able to vote, However I am joining as an 'expert' on
>>> the brand management best practices and to help provide information on
>>> brand management from the POV of PR.  I will not be passionately advocating
>>> anything.
>>> As someone who is required to give the board an opinion on the brand
>>> suggestions given by the committee I see being on the committee as helpful
>>> to the other committee members because you will understand the Foundation's
>>> needs from a more intimate perspective as well as have access to a
>>> knowledge base born from brand management and comparative analysis. I see
>>> it as helpful to the board as the committee's concerns can be taken into
>>> account in my assessment--which means much less work trying to get closer
>>> together if the information is siloed.
>>> The hope is that good faith involvement as an expert resource will lower
>>> the committee's barrier to change and empower the committee as a whole.  To
>>> further tip the asymmetry in the direction of the other committee members,
>>> the official staff supporter is Matt.  Should the committee need anything
>>> officially from the foundation he is the one tasked to provide it--this way
>>> my opinion, one way or another. cannot subconsciously impact results.
>>> I hope that answers your concerns.
>>> Tiffany Long
>>> Community Manager
>>> On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Larry Conklin <larry.conklin at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Tiffany,
>>>> Three questions.
>>>>    1. Are we doing anything on this at the summit?
>>>>    2. What are we doing. Do we have meetings setup, action plans, etc.
>>>>    3. I see that you and Kate are both on the committee. That is good.
>>>>    But, there is always a but after someone says that is good. Sorry. Do you
>>>>    and Kate have voting rights? I have seen many conversations about staff not
>>>>    setting direction but if you have voting rights it means you as staff can
>>>>    set direction or influence direction of the foundation.
>>>> Larry Conklin, CISSP, Co-Leader Code Review Guide
>>>> On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 8:41 PM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Dear All,
>>>>> We are proud to announce the OWASP Brand Usage Committee! The
>>>>> committee is intended to update and the OWASP Brand usage rules
>>>>> <https://tracking.cirrusinsight.com/311fc0b5-6acd-498f-89d7-2a6c80533735/owasp-org-index-php-marketing-resources>.
>>>>> The scope of the committee is to define how, when, where and by whom
>>>>> OWASP's logos and trademarked terms are allowed to be used.  The committee
>>>>> may choose cover ongoing questions about logo and brand usage.  This
>>>>> committee will not be changing the design elements of the logos or
>>>>> eliminating logos.
>>>>> This is the first committee under Committees 2.0
>>>>> <https://tracking.cirrusinsight.com/311fc0b5-6acd-498f-89d7-2a6c80533735/owasp-org-index-php-governance-owasp-committees> I
>>>>> am very excited to refine the process with you!  All official discussions
>>>>> will be aggregated in a publicly available location.  You can join the
>>>>> committee as a participating member at any time.  To apply be a voting
>>>>> member you must spend at least three months as a participating member and
>>>>> be a paid or honorary member.
>>>>> The following people are the founding members:
>>>>> Venkatesh Jagannathan
>>>>> Andy Lewis
>>>>> Joseph Konieczka
>>>>> Larry Conklin
>>>>> John Vargasf
>>>>> Azzeddine ramrami
>>>>> Owen Pendlebury
>>>>> Rashad Aliyev
>>>>> Sandeep Singh
>>>>> Johanna Curiel
>>>>> Patrick Laverty
>>>>> Kate Hartmann
>>>>> Boris Hemkemeier
>>>>> Andrew van der Stock
>>>>> Manish Gokani
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> Tiffany Long
>>>>> Community Manager
>>>>> Tiffany Long
>>>>> Community Manager
>>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>>> Owasp-community mailing list
>>>>> Owasp-community at lists.owasp.org
>>>>> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-community
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