[Owasp-topten] An alternate view of "Risks"

Steven M. Christey coley at linus.mitre.org
Wed Dec 9 11:42:32 EST 2009

On Sat, 5 Dec 2009, Dave Wichers wrote:

> 1) Using existing terminology is really important as people are familiar
> with it.
> 2) Brevity (within reason) is also important.

I'm cool with this.  Robert and I can continue to slowly pursue our purist 
ways in other forums :)

> Again, the Top 10 is primarily an awareness document, so simplicity is
> probably far more important than precision (in my opinion).

I agree with this, actually.  Awareness or general-purpose documents are 
not necessarily the place to try to push things too far ahead of the 
status quo.

- Steve

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