[Owasp-leaders] Help Craft the OWASP BSc and MSc Curricula

Adrian Winckles adrian.winckles at owasp.org
Sun Jun 4 12:51:23 UTC 2017


Anything's appreciated

Thanks

Adrian

On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 1:37 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

> I've a bunch a training material I can donate if you need it, covering
> secure app Dev.
> I can share the ppt files if you want.
>
>
> @eoinkeary
> OWASP since 2004!!
>
> On 4 Jun 2017, at 11:44, Adrian Winckles <adrian.winckles at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
> Hi Mateo (cc: Leaders)
>
> This is one of the many workshop discussions at the OWASP Summit (Woburn
> CentreParcs/London UK) 12th - 16th June 2017.
>
> Detaills below
>
> What I' trying to do at the Summit  is to explore the possibility of OWASP
> developing an educational strategy for security programmes at both
> undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
>
> Part of OWASP’s main purpose is to *“Be the thriving global community
> that drives visibility and evolution in the safety and security of the
> world’s software”*. A key part of that mission is to educate not just the
> current generation of developers or information security professionals, but
> also the next generation, particularly in the context of the acknowledged
> skills shortage in the security sector.
>
> A common problem with many security education programmes (whether cyber or
> InfoSec) or even traditional computer science programmes is that they do
> not address application security adequately, if at all. In some regions,
> attempts have been made to address this deficit. In the UK for example,
> ISC2 and the BCS are working on an initiative to embed security firmly
> within the Computer Science curriculum, with an emphasis on secure coding
> techniques. OWASP, through my involvement, also champions this initiative.
>
> There is an opportunity for OWASP to pull together its wide-ranging
> expertise, projects, and dedicated volunteers to engage in these types of
> education programmes and initiatives by developing an educational strategy
> for undergraduate and postgraduate students. This could take the form of an
> open “Standard” template which can be adopted and adapted by diverse
> educational partners and organisations. Such a template would also give a
> useful starting point or reference document for when we engage with other
> professional bodies.
> What
>
>    - What aspects of Application Security knowledge and skills does
>    industry need?
>    - What problems relating to application security does the next
>    generation of graduate software developers, computer scientists and
>    security analysts need to solve?
>    - Establish a core set of learning objectives for BSC/MSc level
>    Application Security curricula.
>    - Establish which OWASP Projects are useful to help shape and support
>    curricula in Application Security.
>    - Determine a mechanism by which regional/local deliveries of the
>    curriculum could be supported by the OWASP community (for example, OWASP
>    supporters on validation panels, critical friend on module design, guest
>    lectures and training academics)
>
> Who
>
> The target audience for this Working Session is:
>
>    - OWASP project leaders whose projects have an educational element
>    (probably all OWASP Project leaders)
>    - Application Security Trainers
>    - Academics involved in AppSec and InfoSec
>    - Any employer involved in recruiting graduates into application
>    security related roles
>    - Other organisations/professional bodies with a vested interest in
>    application security educational programmes
>
> It would be great to have you on board on the summit , I know Tiffany was
> offering £1000/$1000 towards core owasp contributers taking part or also
> there are remote participation opporuntities
>
> Be great to have you on board,
>
> Look forward to hearing from you
>
> Thanks
>
> Adrian
>
> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:14 PM, Mateo Martinez <mateomar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Adrián,
>>
>> I want to help on this.
>> This will be discussed during the OWASP Summit or during the project
>> Summit?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Mateo
>>
>> 2017-05-31 15:19 GMT-03:00 Adrian Winckles <adrian.winckles at owasp.org>:
>>
>>> Hi Carlos
>>>
>>> There is a list of remote participators on the summit website which I
>>> think you can add your name to
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Adrian
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On 31 May 2017, at 17:20, Carlos Serrão <carlos.serrao at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> I guess this message below was not copied to everyone!
>>> Sorry!
>>>
>>> On 27 May 2017, at 10:27, Carlos Serrão <carlos.serrao at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Tiffany,
>>> I’m deeply interested in participating on this, but I won’t be able to
>>> be in London? Is there any other way to be involved remotely?
>>>
>>> Thank you!
>>>
>>> On 27 May 2017, at 07:02, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> We are looking for educators and security professionals who are
>>> interested in helping OWASP develop an official BSc and MSc curricula at
>>> the Project Summit in London.  Leaders are eligible to get up to $1,000 in
>>> funding be eligible to get funding from the foundation.
>>>
>>> http://owaspsummit.org/Working-Sessions/Education/
>>>
>>> Tiffany Long
>>> Community Manager
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