[Owasp-summit-2013] Open Web Application Security Project

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August 5, 2012

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Global Committees are searching for energetic Professionals (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Committee_Pages)

Global OWASP Foundation Invests to Ignite Projects (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects_Reboot_2012)

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2012 Global Election

The OWASP Foundation Board of Directors consists of six elected volunteers.  These unpaid volunteers dedicate their time and talents to the mission of the OWASP Foundation.  OWASP conducts democratic elections of its Board Members.

The Election will take place on October 12, 2012.  All members with a valid member ID as of August 31, 2012 are eligible to cast their vote.

For complete Election Coverage with information on this year's candidates, their personal interviews, and their vision for the Foundation visit the Membership/2012 Election Page

UK Chapters Collaborate to Respond to Government Request

Volunteers from the eight UK OWASP chapters worked together to create a response to the UK government's consultation on "Smart Meter License Conditions Relating to Security Risk Assessments," facilitated by the Global Industry Committee

 - Get More Details on the Request and Collaboration (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Industry:DECC_Smart_Metering_Implementation)
 - Read the Submitted Response (https://www.owasp.org/images/c/c3/Owasp-decc-smip-consultation-response-1.pdf)

Global AppSec Research 2012 exceeds expectations (http://www.appsecresearch.org)

Congratulations to the Athens OWASP Chapter and the OWASP Athens University Student Chapter for hosting 4 days of extraordinary training, engaging keynotes and talks by Global Industry Leaders, showcasing cutting edge research, and providing motivation and challenging competitions for University Students to compete and collaborate

To find an opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders contact your local OWASP Chapter to get involved!  If you can't find a local chapter - START ONE!

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