[Owasp-testing] Flagship Project Status

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Sun Jun 1 02:49:07 UTC 2014


All flagships were demoted, give us a few days and the board will send
out a formal notice... I certainly think the testing guide should
reapply for flagship status - it's AWESOME and is certainly of very
high quality!!!

Aloha Christian,
Jim Manico
(808) 652-3805

> On May 31, 2014, at 3:38 PM, Christian Heinrich <christian.heinrich at cmlh.id.au> wrote:
> Jim,
> I note that you have removed the listing of the OWASP Testing Guide as
> a Flagship Project without telling the Project Leaders beforehand i.e.
> http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-board/2014-May/013789.html ?
> Based on your own admission to me that your agenda and ulterior motive
> is nothing more than to attack Aspect Security as a disgruntled former
> employee and to remove the competition of ESAPI to your own alternate
> OWASP project (which in my opinion is a conflict of interest for an
> OWASP Board Member) As far as I am aware the Testing Guide has little
> to do with Aspect Security, aside from their Risk Rating Methodology
> which I believe will not included in the upcoming v4 release.
> It should be noted that you also protested my removal of the OWASP
> Risk Rating Methodology from the Testing Guide because in my own
> experience in dealing with you I hold the opinion that your a
> "turncoat".
> I will also remind the OWASP Board of
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Inquiries/Google_Hacking_Project
> the fact that everyone considered it poor conduct to inflict on a
> volunteer to remove my from both the OWASP Leaders List and mark by
> Project without notice or supporting evidence for that matter.  I do
> not want to see this happen to other Project Leaders who volunteer to
> support OWASP.
> Since the next release of the OWASP Testing Guide is imminent, can I
> request that this project maintain its Flagship Status?  If not, can
> the OWASP Project Reviewer(s) please indicate what the OWASP Testing
> Guide lack to maintain their flagship status?
> I urge you to reconsider this poor decision.
> --
> Regards,
> Christian Heinrich
> http://cmlh.id.au/contact

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