<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><div><span></span></div><div><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><div>Hi Seba</div><div><br></div><div>Happy to have some involvement, even at a minor level</div><div><br></div><div>I'm currently part of a funded FP7 EU Project consortium looking at developing an English Centre of Excellence for cybercrime Education for Law Enforcement agencies (ECENTRE) </div><div><br></div><div>Thanks</div><div><br></div><div>Adrian</div><div><br></div><div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Adrian Winckles MSc BEng CEng CITP MBCS<br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Course Leader in Information Security and Forensic Computing<br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">(OWASP Cambridge Chapter Leader)</span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Anglia Ruskin University<br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">East Road <br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Cambridge<br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); "><br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Tel No: <a href="tel:0845%20196%202440" x-apple-data-detectors="true" x-apple-data-detectors-type="telephone" x-apple-data-detectors-result="10">0845 196 2440</a><br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); "><br></span></div><div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); "><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0); ">Email: <a href="mailto:Adrian.Winckles@Anglia.ac.uk" x-apple-data-detectors="true" x-apple-data-detectors-type="link" x-apple-data-detectors-result="11">Adrian.Winckles@Anglia.ac.uk</a></span></div></div><div><br>Sent from my iPad</div><div><br>On 1 May 2013, at 18:40, Seba <<a href="mailto:seba@owasp.org">seba@owasp.org</a>> wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear All,</span></p>
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</span></p><p style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">warning: big email - requests for you at the bottom :-)</span></p>
<p style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br>
</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">In the last weeks we (Samantha and myself) have researched to partner with LSEC (an independent not-for-profit network organisation uniting a variety of experts of IT security, details on</span><a href="http://www.lsec.be" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-size:11px;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;font-family:Verdana;font-weight:normal"> </span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;color:rgb(0,121,205);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">www.lsec.be</span></a><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">) in Belgium to respond to a call for projects from the European Commission (EC) within the ICT PSP Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) 2013, as part of the EC Europe 2020 Strategy (details on </span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;color:rgb(0,121,205);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/cip/" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/cip/</a></span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> with the call for projects on </span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;color:rgb(0,121,205);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/page/call_CIP" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/page/call_CIP</a></span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">).</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The OWASP Europe legal entity will be used for this.</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This is a project under Call 4, Trusted eServices, for the protection of websites against attacks and stimulating the uptake of innovative ICT based services and products. Which falls right within the OWASP body of knowledge.</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The proposal should be submitted by mid-May, and upon positive evaluation in May and June, could be awarded in July – September after a negotiation process with the EC.</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The project is set to start not before December 2013, with preparations already starting Q4 2012.</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Besides LSEC and OWASP the consortium consists of partners from industry and government agencies including Atos (Spain),EII (Italy), ECO (Germany), <a href="http://CERT.RO" target="_blank">CERT.RO</a> (Romania), XLAB (Slovakia) and also involves Academic partners e.g. University of Leuven.</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The EC will be funding the project </span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">up to 2.5 mio €</span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, the partners in the consortium should be funding the project for an amount equal to the requested contribution from the EC. (50% financed by the EC).</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This means we can:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">1) cover already foreseen costs from OWASP staff and projects (e.g. time of Samantha and possibly a to be hired extra part time technical project support contractor in Europe)</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">2) double any projected investments/sponsoring in OWASP projects within the coming 2,5 years </span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">when these can be aligned with the EC project scope and can be spend within Europe.</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Samantha and myself are currently working on outlining the OWASP involvement in a couple of work packages, covering topics as:</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">1) Analysis of vulnerabilities in web applications</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">2) Identification and classification of Vulnerabilities, risks and challenges in web applications</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">3) Development and improving tools and processes to protect web applications</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">4) Assistance in deploying web application security controls in development/acquisition processes of web applications</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">5) Verification of these controls</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">6) Dissemination and promotion of the above</span></p>

<br><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The main objective is to have better protection of business and website owners against cyber-attacks against their websites, affecting their business and reputation and reducing the risk of spreading malware.</span></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Increasing the security of users and consumers by reducing the security threats created by malicious websites.</span></p>

<br><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Requests to you as project/chapter leaders:</span></p>

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<span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">1) Will/can you participate in this series of projects as part of the EC funding?</span></p>
<p style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Times;font-size:medium;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-weight:normal;font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">If YES</span><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> l</span><span style="font-size:11px;line-height:12px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-family:Verdana">et us know if you:</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span id="docs-internal-guid-3cfb66f7-6128-ec1d-53de-e20eace141e7"></span></p><p style="color:rgb(0,0,0);margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><font face="Verdana"><span style="font-size:11px;line-height:12px;white-space:pre-wrap">a) spare a few cycles and provide immediate input into the </span></font><span style="font-size:11px;line-height:12px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-family:Verdana">work packages mentioned above?</span></p>
<p style="color:rgb(0,0,0);margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;line-height:12px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-family:Verdana">b) want to be listed as project / project leader that will participate later in the EC project? </span></p>
<p></p><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">2) Request for ideas / projects that can be integrated in the EC project, examples are OWASP Top 10 for European SMEs, detailed taxonomy of SME web application risks, vulnerabilities and countermeasures, tool development/ready to install packaging of ESAPI, ModSecurity rulesets, AppSensor, specific acquisition guidelines, testing tools & methodologies, SAMM for SMEs, …. ?</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br>
</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">3) Request for project leaders / volunteers to align (part of) your activities and project investments (time and funding) with the EC project and funding?</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Times;font-size:medium;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br>
</span></p><p style="color:rgb(0,0,0);margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><font face="Verdana"><span style="font-size:11px;line-height:12px;white-space:pre-wrap">We will need your input in the coming week for it to be integrated in the current proposal.</span></font></p>
<p style="color:rgb(0,0,0);margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><br></p><p></p>
<div><b style="font-size:medium;font-family:Times"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Counting on your support.</span></b></div>

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<div><b style="font-size:medium;font-family:Times"><span style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Kind regards,</span></b></div>

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