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Dec 8th, 2008 - Posted by Tom Brennan, OWASP Board - Governance  
Dec 8th, 2008 - Posted by Tom Brennan, OWASP Board - Governance  
[[Global Projects and Tools Committee|Projects & Tools]]
[[Global Projects and Tools Committee|Projects & Tools]]

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• OWASP recognized the extraordinary contribution of our most active leaders by engaging them to lead a set of six new committees. Each democratically established committee will focus on a key function or geographic region, such as OWASP projects, conferences, local chapters, membership and industry outreach.

Projects & Tools Membership Education Conferences Industry Chapters

How to Join a Global Committee - Applications being accepted until January 9th 2009 for a 24 month term from Chapter Leaders and Project Leaders.

Dec 8th, 2008 - Posted by Tom Brennan, OWASP Board - Governance


Projects & Tools

- Get Alpha and Beta to release

- Strategic projects to meet the long-term mission (Example ESAPI)


- Increase membership 100% on individuals in 18 months (400 members today)

- Increase membership 100% on non-individuals (Org/Corp.,/Edu/Other) in 18 months (40 members today)


- Identify XX events per year to be OWASP Conferences that are the primary supporting factor for grant projects, summits and operational costs


- Establish a adoptable program that can be incorporated into Univ., and technical education programs that leverages the efforts of many at OWASP to raise the level of awareness to secure software.


- Start outreach to critical infrastructures worldwide such as:

  • electricity generation, transmission and distribution;
  • gas production, transport and distribution;
  • oil and oil products production, transport and distribution;
  • telecommunication;
  • water supply (drinking water, waste water/sewage, stemming of surface water (e.g. dikes and sluices));
  • agriculture, food production and distribution;
  • heating (e.g. natural gas, fuel oil, district heating);
  • public health (hospitals, ambulances);
  • transportation systems (fuel supply, railway network, airports, harbors, inland shipping);
  • financial services (banking, clearing);
  • security services (police, military).

They all use web applications...... some even protect human life as well as pii data and credit cards <grin>

- Have identify issues or "efforts" like the Browser Working Group and others, the group should invite Industry CIO/CISO's (perhaps as a "value" of corporate membership support) to want to publicly collaborate on a document of industry needs that can add value to having the support of OWASP Foundation for the greater good of secure software, a internet based global economic platform and humanitarian needs worldwide


Enable the support required at the local level to accomplish the overall mission and goals of the association