<div dir="ltr">Hello <span class="" id=":3ma.1" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> Leaders:<div><br></div><div>We recently received this offer from River Publishers to collaborate by using their publication & peer review process for distribution of <span class="" id=":3ma.2" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> materials.</div><div><br></div><div>One of our 2015 goals is to broaden the distribution and exposure of <span class="" id=":3ma.3" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> achievements & publications, therefore this may be one potential avenue.</div><div><br></div><div>1.  Does anyone have experience with these people?</div><div>2.  Given our community based, volunteer model, our project leaders are welcome to reach out and contact these people as a possible method of distribution.<br clear="all"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><br></div><div>Best Regards, Paul Ritchie</div><div><span class="" id=":3ma.4" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> Interim Executive Director</div><div><a href="mailto:paul.ritchie@owasp.org" target="_blank"><span class="" id=":3ma.5" tabindex="-1">paul</span>.<span class="" id=":3ma.6" tabindex="-1">ritchie</span>@<span class="" id=":3ma.7" tabindex="-1">owasp</span>.org</a></div><div><br></div></div></div>
<div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername"><span class="" id=":3ma.8" tabindex="-1">Rajeev</span> <span class="" id=":3ma.9" tabindex="-1">Prasad</span></b> <span dir="ltr"><<span class="" id=":3ma.10" tabindex="-1">rajeev</span>.<span class="" id=":3ma.11" tabindex="-1">prasad</span>@<span class="" id=":3ma.12" tabindex="-1">riverpublishers</span>.com></span><br>Date: Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 PM<br>Subject: Re: <span class="" id=":3ma.13" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> offer from River Publishers<br>To: Paul Ritchie <<span class="" id=":3ma.14" tabindex="-1">paul</span>.<span class="" id=":3ma.15" tabindex="-1">ritchie</span>@<span class="" id=":3ma.16" tabindex="-1">owasp</span>.org><br>Cc: Kate <span class="" id=":3ma.17" tabindex="-1">Hartmann</span> <<span class="" id=":3ma.18" tabindex="-1">kate</span>.<span class="" id=":3ma.19" tabindex="-1">hartmann</span>@<span class="" id=":3ma.20" tabindex="-1">owasp</span>.org><br><br><br><div style="word-wrap:break-word;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:14px;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><div><div>Hi Paul, Good Morning!</div><div><br></div><div>Thanks for the reply. </div><div><br></div><div>Can we plan a phone meeting on Friday, October 31 ? Please confirm the date and let me know what time and which time zone you are in. So, I can fully explain the process and give an orientation about River Publishers.</div><ol><li>Open access, allows free access to read online or download. Holding of the copyright can be discussed, this should not be an issue. As you can see from the link in my provisos email the articles are available in HTML and <span class="" id=":3ma.21" tabindex="-1">pdf</span> formats as open access. River Publishers' editorial team handles the typesetting and the coding to XML then publishing in <span class="" id=":3ma.22" tabindex="-1">pdf</span> and html.</li><li>We have a style file and template with guidelines, which the authors can us. Also, the handling editor would provide any support for formatting. </li><li>Usually, for the peer reviewing the articles we would request that <span class="" id=":3ma.23" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> designates a guest editor(s) who would interface with the authors and be responsible for the reviewing of the articles. This person would also appear in the <span class="" id=":3ma.24" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span> Journal issue as the Guest Editor and would write an editorial foreword for the issue. </li><ul><li>To kick off we would require a Call for paper, for reference please see <a href="http://riverpublishers.com/journal/speical_isseue.php?si=10" target="_blank">http://<span class="" id=":3ma.25" tabindex="-1">riverpublishers</span>.com/journal/<span class="" id=":3ma.26" tabindex="-1">speical</span>_<span class="" id=":3ma.27" tabindex="-1">isseue</span>.<span class="" id=":3ma.28" tabindex="-1">php</span>?<span class="" id=":3ma.29" tabindex="-1">si</span>=10</a> . While we also upload to our site, you would be required to circulate this to your network.</li></ul></ol><div>Finally,  we would like to suggest not only Journal of <span class="" id=":3ma.30" tabindex="-1">Cyber</span> Security but we can see Journal of <span class="" id=":3ma.31" tabindex="-1">ICT</span> <span class="" id=":3ma.32" tabindex="-1">Stnadradization</span> <a href="http://riverpublishers.com/journal.php?j=JICTS/1/3/undefine" target="_blank">http://<span class="" id=":3ma.33" tabindex="-1">riverpublishers</span>.com/journal.<span class="" id=":3ma.34" tabindex="-1">php</span>?j=<span class="" id=":3ma.35" tabindex="-1">JICTS</span>/1/3/<span class="" id=":3ma.36" tabindex="-1">undefine</span></a> that could be of interest to <span class="" id=":3ma.37" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span>.</div><div><br></div><div>Looking forward to hearing from you.</div><div><br></div><div>Regards,</div><div><span class="" id=":3ma.38" tabindex="-1">Rajeev</span> </div><div> </div><div><br></div><div><div><font face="Arial" style="font-size:12px">-------------------</font></div><div><div><span style="font-family:Consolas,monospace;font-size:12px"><div><span class="" id=":3ma.39" tabindex="-1">Rajeev</span> R. <span class="" id=":3ma.40" tabindex="-1">Prasad</span></div><div>Publisher</div></span></div><div><font face="Arial" style="font-size:12px"><br></font></div><span style="font-family:Consolas,monospace;font-size:12px"><div>River Publishers</div><div>Niels <span class="" id=":3ma.41" tabindex="-1">Jernes</span> <span class="" id=":3ma.42" tabindex="-1">Vej</span> 10</div><div>9220 <span class="" id=":3ma.43" tabindex="-1">Aalborg</span> Ø</div><div>Denmark</div><div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.riverpublishers.com" target="_blank">www.<span class="" id=":3ma.44" tabindex="-1">riverpublishers</span>.com</a></div><div><a href="http://www.researchwebshelf.com" target="_blank">www.<span class="" id=":3ma.45" tabindex="-1">researchwebshelf</span>.com</a></div><div><br></div><div>Mob.: <a href="tel:%2B45%20226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 class="" id=":3ma.73" tabindex="-1">ndefine</span></span></a><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"> </span><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)">This is an international journal, with active contribution from leading companies (<span><span class="" id=":3ma.74" tabindex="-1">ATT</span></span>, Visa, <span><span class="" id=":3ma.75" tabindex="-1">NEC</span></span>, <span><span class="" id=":3ma.76" tabindex="-1">Cisco</span></span> etc) and academia (University of Princeton, <span><span class="" id=":3ma.77" tabindex="-1">Aalborg</span></span> University, etc.) . </span><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)">We would like to explore possibility to use the journal as a platform to publish and disseminate latest know how coming from <span><span class="" id=":3ma.78" tabindex="-1">OWASP</span></span>. All contributions will be peer reviewed and when published would be made available as an open access. The articles will be also indexed to relevant databases, in order to improve the dissemination.</span><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)">We look forward to hearing from you.</span><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)">Regards,</span><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:rgb(227,243,255)"><span><span class="" id=":3ma.79" tabindex="-1">Rajeev</span></span> <span><span class="" id=":3ma.80" tabindex="-1">Prasad</span></span></span><br></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></span></div>
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