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Project Division Updates

  • Project Applications
    • SCADA Security Project
    • PHPRBAC Project
    • Cornucopia Project
    • Development of security framework based on Owasp Esapi for JSF2.0 (DSFE) Project
    • Secure Application Design Project

Currently Working On

  • Black Hat EU
    • I am scheduled to attend Black Hat EU in two weeks.
    • I am helping man our OWASP Booth for two days.
    • Goal: Familiarise myself with Black Hat event management, branding, activities.
  • OWASP Marketing
    • I am taking a more active role in OWASP's Global Marketing Initiatives.
    • I am meeting with Marketing Company responsible for developing our strategy and brand guidelines.
    • Goal: To develop a marketing and brand strategy for the organisation.
  • Daily Project based queries and requests
    • This has not changed much since I began the post: questions are very similar in nature.
    • Global AppSec questions.
    • Funding queries.
    • Travel availability.
    • Project based administrative help.
    • Project status information.
    • Several project donations questions.
    • OWASP LinkedIn Updates.
    • What's happening with projects, questions.

Grants Updates

  • Guidebooks Grant
  1. Amount: $25,000
  2. Status: We are still waiting for payment from DHS.
  • ESAPI Proposal
  1. Amount: $25,000
  2. Status: The ESAPI proposal is still being reviewed.
  • ModSecurity Grant Writing
  1. Amount: $30,000
  2. Status: The ModSecurity proposal is still being reviewed.
  • Google Grants Proposal
  1. Amount: $120,00 in Adwords Funds
  2. Status: I have begun managing the Adwords account regularly. I am waiting until we reach the implementation phase with our marketing company.
  • OWASP Static Analysis Tools Funding: DHS
  1. There is a possibility of funding some of our Static Analysis tools.
  2. Kevin wrote back and let me know that everything is on pause at the moment.
  3. That is why we have been waiting for DHS/Georgia Tech to pay us our awarded funds.
  4. Their budgets are being settled on at the moment.
  5. We are waiting until they get their budget allocations for the year.
  • Total Grant Funds Awarded: $145,000 for 2013.