[Owasp-Mumbai] Hi guys, Off topic but..
sant.jadhav at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 00:37:41 EDT 2008
My friend owns an online discussion forum board @ www.maestro-sec.com
I can speak with him and we can use the board for discussions. I can ask for
a special section for us if required.
On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 1:23 AM, Dinesh O'Bareja <dineshobareja at gmail.com>
> I had set up a group in Toronto for this purpose. It is pretty small but a
> start. Its the Totonto Information Security Meetup on meetup.com
> check this link
> Maybe you can use the same site to start or on some other social
> networking site, but it is the way to go.
> Dinesh Bareja
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 4:57 PM, r4y <secureas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > .. I couldnt think of a better place to send out this email.
> > I was wondering if anyone has considered setting up a general purpose
> > security interest group in Mumbai (or elsewhere) OWASP is supposed to be app
> > sec related but we do talk about pretty much everything to do with security
> > here. I know there is ISACA also and I am a member but where I am coming
> > from is this... Both OWASP and ISACA are very objective in their focus.. one
> > to do with IT and security audit and the other to do with App sec. Why then
> > do we need a third association?
> > Gmail - [Owasp-Mumbai] Hi guys, Off topic but.. -
> > dineshobareja at gmail.com <#119906f35b607ba1_inbox/119865b164888f42>
> > Where I am coming from is this... I used to be a member of AISA (
> > www.aisa.org.au) What I have been looking for in the last few months is
> > a professional body that exists to
> > - provide a forum for security professionals to expand their knowledge
> > - provide networking opportunities
> > - a place to refer jobs that we know about to people
> > - an organisation that can organise world class conferences, training
> > programs and workshops for its members at discounted costs (by getting
> > sponsorships)
> > - an organisation that can act as an unbiased body and take on an
> > advisory role within the Indian industry on all matters pertaining to
> > information security
> > I know OWASP can do all of the above... but when it comes to organising
> > conferences and talking to industry, OWASP usually needs to focus on
> > application security aspects alone.. (or maybe thats just my perception..?)
> > In a nut shell, getting professionals together to form a body which
> > represents the common views of members out to the industry and which works
> > to promote education and awareness.
> > If something already exists, do let me know, if not and if ppl are keen
> > we can start one!
> > I thought i'd put it out there to you guys to see if it was worthwhile
> > doing something like this... i've setup an online survey which can be
> > accessed via this link:
> > http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=_2fWkogQUCAsskP9fUT_2fVThw_3d_3d
> > Please fill it out..its simple and will take less than 5 mins to finish.
> > I thought that would be easier to collect feedback rather than the mailing
> > list. The survey is open until the 4th of may for responses.
> > The more responses the better ! Even if you think this is a bad idea..
> > please do respond, that way we'll be able to work out consensus :-)
> > Thanks
> > Amit
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