[Owasp-leaders] Hosting Solutions (CTF)

Frank Catucci frank.catucci at owasp.org
Thu Dec 6 15:27:11 UTC 2018


Understood Seba. However mailman archives are THE still official
communication reference for OWASP. Not sure if that Slack is paid and how
the public could access archives. I am on that Slack as well but not
everybody is

On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 10:19 AM Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> mailman is 20th century technology ...
>
> Here is the OWASP Slack workspace invite link.
>
> https://join.slack.com/t/owasp/shared_invite/enQtNDI5MzgxMDQ2MTAwLTEyNzIzYWQ2NDZiMGIwNmJhYzYxZDJiNTM0ZmZiZmJlY2EwZmMwYjAyNmJjNzQxNzMyMWY4OTk3ZTQ0MzFhMDY
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> regards
>
> Seba
>
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 4:04 PM Ryan Barnett <ryan.barnett at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Same, getting blocked responses for leaders list.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From: *<owasp-leaders-bounces+ryan.barnett=owasp.org at lists.owasp.org>
>> on behalf of Frank Catucci <frank.catucci at owasp.org>
>> *Date: *Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9:54 AM
>> *To: *Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org>
>> *Cc: *owasp-leaders <owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org>
>> *Subject: *Re: [Owasp-leaders] Hosting Solutions (CTF)
>>
>>
>>
>> Is an email upgrade in the works? Just curious... Almost all my emails
>> bounce.
>>
>>
>> On Dec 6, 2018, at 9:43 AM, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> It looks like Ed's note to the OWASP Leaders List may have bounced so I'm
>> going to post it for him.  I can vouch for the Security Innovation CMD+CTRL
>> CTF as we've had it at the past two LASCON conferences and attendees love
>> it.  SI does it for free and it's a very well done CTF.  Here's Ed's
>> message:
>>
>>
>>
>> ================
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi Ash, Marios, and OWASP Leaders.
>>
>>
>>
>> My company, Security Innovation, has provided our CMD+CTRL product to a
>> number of OWASP chapters to run CTFs at their meetings (most recently in
>> NYC, Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix, and Denver.) The CTF is 100%
>> cloud-based so there’s no infrastructure required. Members just need to
>> show up with a laptop (or similar) to play. The only thing the chapter
>> facility needs to provide is internet access. There is a real-time
>> scoreboard you can display if you wish and points are scored automatically
>> (no need to manually assess “flags.”) It’s a pretty easy turn-key
>> operation.
>>
>>
>>
>> ** *There is no fee for using our CMD+CTRL product at OWASP events. *If
>> you’d like to run a CTF at an upcoming meeting, please let me know and I’ll
>> facilitate for you. **
>>
>>
>>
>> We recently used CMD+CTRL for a CTF between 4 Boston area universities,
>> too (https://web.securityinnovation.com/cybersecurity-beanpot-2018)
>>
>>
>>
>> You can also find more information about CMD+CTRL here:
>> https://www.securityinnovation.com/training/hackathon
>>
>>
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Ed
>>
>>
>>
>> PS — feel free to reach out to any of those chapter leads to ask for
>> feedback
>>
>>
>>
>> ================
>>
>>
>>
>> ~josh
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 4:56 AM Ash Dastmalchi <ash.dastmalchi at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Marios
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm very much interested too, I'd like to use CTFs to spice up our
>> chapter meets and have been looking around. Came to a conclusion to host in
>> a machine and have it accessible via a switch/AP at the meetings. But if
>> there's a possibility to have an online hosting, that would be great.
>>
>>
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> --
>>
>> Ash Dastmalchi
>> OWASP Ghana Chapter Leader
>>
>> ash.dastmalchi at owasp.org
>>
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ghana
>>
>>
>>
>> Follow OWASP Ghana Chapter on Twitter: @OWASPGhana
>> <https://twitter.com/OWASPGhana>
>>
>> Join our meetup Group <https://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Ghana-Chapter/>
>>
>>
>>
>> Consider giving back and supporting the open community by becoming an
>> OWASP member today!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 10:33 AM Marios Nicolaides <
>> marios.nicolaides at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Sean,
>>
>> Personally I am not aware how OWASP handles these situations and if OWASP
>> has any special deals with hosting vendors for hosting CTFs.
>>
>> If there are not any special deals, I could get you in contact with a
>> company which offers these services. I've already talked to them and they
>> are willing to host it for free.
>> They have a platform for hosting VMs/CTFs and they organized a few CTFs
>> so far. They are involved in the community and they like to contribute so
>> it might be a good opportunity.
>>
>> You could have a chat with them and see how it goes. Please let me know
>> if this could help.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Marios
>>
>> On 12/6/18 10:01 AM, Martin Knobloch wrote:
>>
>> Hi Sean,
>>
>>
>>
>> See: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Virtual_Village_Project
>>
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> -martin
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 5 Dec 2018, 22:21 Sean Wright <sean.wright at owasp.org wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>>
>> Does anyone know if OWASP has any special deals with hosting vendors
>> which would allow us to host VMs for a CTF for our chapter? Ideally we
>> would like to host a local OWASP CTF, especially to encourage new comers to
>> the industry to take part.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Sean
>>
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>> --
>>
>> Ash Dastmalchi
>> OWASP Ghana Chapter Leader
>>
>> ash.dastmalchi at owasp.org
>>
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ghana
>>
>>
>>
>> Follow OWASP Ghana Chapter on Twitter: @OWASPGhana
>> <https://twitter.com/OWASPGhana>
>>
>> Join our meetup Group <https://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Ghana-Chapter/>
>>
>>
>>
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>> OWASP member today!
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