[Owasp-ottawa] Yearly Planning Meeting

Sherif Koussa sherif.koussa at owasp.org
Mon Jan 27 15:37:04 UTC 2014


Hello All,

We are starting an initiative to involve the community in planning the
Chapter's activities for the year. You are all invited to OWASP Ottawa
Planning Meeting for 2014 on Monday, February 3 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM
at Microsoft
Glacier Room 100 Queen Street, Suite 500 - World Exchange Plaza.

   - All members are invited to plan for the Chapter's agenda for 2014.
   - If you want to be part of the Chapter's core management team, come
   prepared with a plan on how and where you can add value.
   - Topics to be discussed:
      - Meeting frequency
      - Meeting location
      - Topics
      - Training-days

*Registration: please RSVP **http://www
<http://www>.eventbrite.com/e/owasp-ottawa-planning-meeting-for-2014-tickets-10186601399*
*===2014 LOCAL CHAPTER MISSION==========*
"The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a
501(c)(3)<http://www.irs.gov/charities/charitable/article/0,,id=96099,00.html>
worldwide
not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of
software. Our mission is to make software security
visible,<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Video> so
that individuals and
organizations<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Industry:Citations>
worldwide
can make informed decisions about true software security risks."

Core Values

*OPEN* Everything at OWASP is radically transparent from our finances to
our code.

*INNOVATION* OWASP encourages and supports innovation/experiments for
solutions to software security challenges.

*GLOBAL* Anyone around the world is encouraged to participate in the
OWASPcommunity.

*INTEGRITY* OWASP is an honest and truthful, vendor neutral, global
community.
Core Purpose

Be the thriving global community that drives visibility and evolution in
the safety and security of the world's software.
Code of Ethics

Each of us is expected to behave according to the principles contained in
the following Code of Ethics. Breaches of the Code of Ethics may result in
the foundation taking disciplinary action.Membership
Revocation<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Membership_Revocation>

   - Perform all professional activities and duties in accordance with all
   applicable laws and the highest ethical principles;
   - Promote the implementation of and promote compliance with standards,
   procedures, controls for application security;
   - Maintain appropriate confidentiality of proprietary or otherwise
   sensitive information encountered in the course of professional activities;
   - Discharge professional responsibilities with diligence and honesty;
   - To communicate openly and honestly;
   - Refrain from any activities which might constitute a conflict of
   interest or otherwise damage the reputation of employers, the information
   security profession, or the Association;
   - To maintain and affirm our objectivity and independence;
   - To reject inappropriate pressure from industry or others;
   - Not intentionally injure or impugn the professional reputation of
   practice of colleagues, clients, or employers;
   - Treat everyone with respect and dignity; and
   - To avoid relationships that impair -- or may appear to impair --
OWASP'sobjectivity and independence.

Principles

   - Free & Open
   - Governed by rough consensus & running code
   - Abide by a code of ethics (see ethics)
   - Not-for-profit
   - Not driven by commercial interests
   - Risk based approach
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