[OWASP-Switzerland] OWASP and RSA Conference - OWASP pulls out of training

Alexis FitzGerald alexis.fitzgerald at owasp.org
Sun Jan 12 09:04:42 UTC 2014


Hi All

Representatives from OWASP were due to give secure code training at the
upcoming RSA conference. However, in view of the alleged links between
RSA and the NSA, a big debate took place on the OWASP leader mailing
list. In the end, OWASP decided to pull  out of the training.

Some links:

"Exclusive: Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer" @
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/20/us-usa-security-rsa-idUSBRE9BJ1C220131220

http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/
http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/2014-January/thread.html
http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/2014-January/010549.html

http://blogs.csoonline.com/security-industry/2914/owasp-terminates-marketing-agreement-rsa-conference-board-member-cancels-class-out-protest

regards

Alexis

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Board Member OWASP Switzerland
http:blog.alexisfitzg.com

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