[WASC-WAFEC] Vote on making WAFEC a WASC/OWASP project

Dirk Wetter spam at drwetter.org
Tue Nov 13 12:20:33 EST 2012


again here's my yes (whatever the child's name is gonna be)

Dirk


Am 11/12/2012 11:17 AM, schrieb Ofer Shezaf:
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> Hi All,
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> As promised I am opening the vote for making WAFEC a joined WASC and
> OWASP project.
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> The proposed guidelines for this more are (updated based on comments
> from the group and WASC officers):
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> ·         The name, when affiliation is used, would be "The WASC/OWASP
> Web Application Firewall Evaluation Criteria".
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> ·         Governance would be mutual, i.e. any decision about the
> project which is not within the project team itself has to be agreed
> upon by the OWASP GPC (i.e. Project Committee) and by the WASC officers.
> The project leader is the arbitrator in case of a conflict (this change
> is based on a request by Jeremiah Grossman, WASC founder).
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> ·         Participation is open for all and does not require being an
> OWASP or a WASC member.
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> Vote Yes/No. Voting is open until Nov 19^th EOD (American Samoa, that is
> UTC-11, time zone)
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> Now for my voting pitch:
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> I think the change is important and would benefit WAFEC tremendously. I
> would go a step further it is needed to ensure we actually succeed:
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> Why?
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> ·         Making it happen – we need more people. I now have two chapter
> assigned and many are still waiting.  Joining hands with OWASP will make
> joining the project appealing to many more people.
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> ·         Outreach – people in the application security community have
> heard about OWASP, and joining hands with OWASP would enable leveraging
> this to reach more people. This includes chapters outreach (from
> Khartoum, The Sudan to Omaha, Nebraska) as well as an official room in
> local and global conferences.
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> ·         Vendor image - WASC is perceived as a "vendors' organization"
> and the list of participants in WAFEC certainly proves that. Affiliation
> with OWASP will
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> help popularize WAFEC also with customers, which I think is very good
> for the project.
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> I must say I think it would be hard for me to complete the project
> successfully otherwise.
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> ~ Ofer
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> Ofer Shezaf
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> [+972-54-4431119; ofer at shezaf.com <mailto:ofer at shezaf.com>, www.shezaf.com]
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