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

Wujek, Thorsten [STEIN-IT GmbH] Thorsten.Wujek at stein-edv.de
Tue Nov 13 15:27:02 EST 2012


A yes is reasonable wether there are pros and cons.

Thorsten Wujek

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Am 13.11.2012 um 18:20 schrieb "Dirk Wetter" <spam at drwetter.org>:

> 
> again here's my yes (whatever the child's name is gonna be)
> 
> Dirk
> 
> 
> Am 11/12/2012 11:17 AM, schrieb Ofer Shezaf:
>> 
>> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> As promised I am opening the vote for making WAFEC a joined WASC 
>> OWASP project.
>> 
>> 
>> The proposed guidelines for this more are (updated based on comments
>> from the group and WASC officers):
>> 
>> ·         The name, when affiliation is used, would be "The WASC/OWASP
>> Web Application Firewall Evaluation Criteria".
>> 
>> ·         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).
>> 
>> ·         Participation is open for all and does not require being an
>> OWASP or a WASC member.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Vote Yes/No. Voting is open until Nov 19^th EOD (American Samoa, that is
>> UTC-11, time zone)
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Why?
>> 
>> ·         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.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ·         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.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ·         Vendor image - WASC is perceived as a "vendors' organization"
>> and the list of participants in WAFEC certainly proves that. Affiliation
>> with OWASP will
>> 
>> help popularize WAFEC also with customers, which I think is very good
>> for the project.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I must say I think it would be hard for me to complete the project
>> successfully otherwise.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ~ Ofer
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>> 
>> 
>> Ofer Shezaf
>> 
>> [+972-54-4431119; ofer at shezaf.com <mailto:ofer at shezaf.com>, www.shezaf.com]
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