[Owasp_project_leader_list] Google Summer of Code: Submissions Update

Konstantinos Papapanagiotou Konstantinos at owasp.org
Tue Mar 25 22:56:28 UTC 2014


Yes indeed. You might have noticed that the referenced numbers do not sum
up to 88 ;)
I think there were 3 such proposals. However, they do not seem to be of
high quality.

Kostas


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:54 AM, Abbas Naderi <abbas.naderi at owasp.org>wrote:

> Definitely!
> Now that we have a community manager, I hope we can get much more
> involvement next year.
>
> Also Kostas, I think there were at least a few proposals that were not
> matching any of our proposed projects (they were new ideas). Do you have
> stats on those?
> Thanks
> -Abbas
>
> On Mar 25, 2014, at 6:50 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
> Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Leaders,
>
> In detail we got the following number of proposals per OWASP project:
>
> Bywaf - 3
> CSRFGuard - 4
> Hackademic - 21
> OWTF - 27
> PCI Toolkit - 2
> PHP Security - 3
> SeraphimDroid - 3
> WebGoat PHP - 11
> ZAP - 11
>
> Now there are many reasons why some projects got more proposals than
> others (e.g. remember that a lot of students choose what seems easier
> rather than what's more interesting and exciting).
>
> My point here is that only 9 projects of the nearly 150 we have are
> benefiting from the GSoC program.
>
> The goal for next year should be not just to increase the number of slots,
> but to actually double the number of OWASP projects that participate!
>
> Kostas
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 3:55 AM, Samantha Groves <
> samantha.groves at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hello Leaders,
>>
>> We have some great news to report to wrap up our week. We received 88
>> proposals from students across the globe that are willing to participate in
>> OWASP Projects through Google Summer of Code. This means that this year, we
>> have received more submissions since we started our participation in this
>> program!
>>
>> Well done OWASP GSoC team!
>>
>> The next step for us is to get more OWASP mentors to help these students.
>> Generally, Google assigns 1 slot for every 2 mentors we have. Last year, we
>> obtained 11 slots for students based on 22 OWASP Mentors that participated.
>> Currently, we only have 20 mentors signed up, and we need more mentors to
>> help us.
>>
>> If you are interested in becoming a mentor for OWASP Projects for this
>> year's GSoC, please contact me or Kostas (konstantinos at owasp.org).
>>
>> Thank you, Leaders
>>
>>
>> --
>> *Samantha Groves, MBA*
>> *OWASP Projects Manager*
>>
>> The OWASP Foundation
>> Phoenix, USA
>> Email: samantha.groves at owasp.org
>> Skype: samanthahz
>>
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