Projects/Reports/2013-18-10

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OWASP Global Projects Report

Currently Working On

  • 2013 Project Summit
    • I continue to work on organizing the 2013 OWASP Projects Summit.
    • I urge everyone to add your name to the attendees list if you are interested in a session, or suggest new topics that you would be more interested in attending.
    • Please visit the 2013 Project Summit wiki page for more detailed information on how to join in.
    • Note: Exact session times will be announced closer to the date.
    • Current daily schedule and session topics include:

Monday: Nov 18th

  1. OWASP Projects Review Session
  2. ESAPI Hackathon Session
  3. Bug Bounty Hack Session

Tuesday: Nov. 19th

  1. OWASP Training Development Session
  2. OWASP Academies Development Session
  3. Mobile Security Session
  4. ESAPI Hackathon Session
  5. Bug Bounty Hack Session

Wednesday: Nov. 20th

  1. Writing and Documentation Review Session
  2. ESAPI Hackathon Session
  3. Bug Bounty Hack Session

Thursday: Nov. 21st

  1. ZAP Hackathon Session
  2. Open SAMM Session
  3. ESAPI Hackathon Session
  4. Bug Bounty Hack Session


  • AppSec USA Project Talks
    • I have now finalized the schedule for the AppSec USA Project Talks.
    • We had to make several adjustments to balance out the schedule.
    • Current talk schedule can be found below:

Wednesday: Nov. 20th

  1. 10AM - OWASP Project Leader Workshop
  2. 11AM - OWASP Development Guide Talk
  3. 12PM - OWAS NIST NSTIC IDecosystem Initiative: Initial Discussion Meeting
  4. 1PM - OWASP OpenSAMM Talk
  5. 2PM - OWASP Education Projects
  6. 3PM - OWASP Security Principles Project Talk

Thursday: Nov. 21st

  1. 10AM - 12PM - OWASP O2 Platform Talk and Training
  2. 1PM - OWASP ESAPI Project Talk
  3. 2PM - OWASP AppSensor Talk
  4. 3PM - OWASP Code Review Guide Talk
  5. 4PM - OWASP Testing Guide Talk


  • Women in AppSec: AppSec USA 2013
    • The two winners have now finalized their travel arrangements.
    • The pre-planning is now complete for this year.
    • The two winners are:
      • Nancy Lorntson
      • Carrie Schaper
      • Congratulations Nancy and Carrie!
  • OWASP Marketing
    • I continue to work on finalizing our contract with the marketing and design agency we hired to create our OWASP identity package.
    • We have finalized the majority of the design pieces we requested from the graphic designer.
    • There is only one design piece left to create as of today.
    • I will continue to work with Patrick to finish off the e-newsletter graphics we need for the OWASP Connector.
  • 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 donation questions.
    • Marketing questions.
    • Grant funding questions.
    • OWASP social media updates.
    • What's happening with projects, questions.

Project Grant & Award Updates

  • OWASP OWTF Project: Brucon 5x5 Award
  1. Amount: €5,000.00 (Approx. $6,670.00)
  2. Status: Awarded. Congratulations, Abraham Aranguren and all involved in the project, for your award.
  1. Amount: $55,800 USD
  2. Status: This proposal is complete, and has been submitted.
  1. Amount: $15,000 USD
  2. Status: This proposal is complete, and has been submitted.
  1. Amount: $112,000 USD
  2. Status: This proposal is complete, and has been submitted.
  1. Amount: $25,000 USD
  2. Status: Awarded. The first payment has been allocated to our project budgets. The second invoice has now been sent to Georgia Tech and payment has been received.
  3. OWASP Development Guide Plan
  4. OWASP Testing Guide Plan
  5. OWASP Code Review Guide Plan
  1. Amount: $25,000 USD
  2. Status: The ESAPI proposal is still being reviewed.
  1. Amount: $30,000 USD
  2. Status: The ModSecurity proposal is still being reviewed.
  • Google Grants Proposal
  1. Amount: $120,000 USD in Adwords Funds
  2. Status: Awarded.
  3. Note: There is no link to show the proposal for this grant. There was a form that was submitted to Google, and we did not receive a record of this form.
  • European Commission Grant Proposal
  1. Amount: €250,000
  2. Status: Denied.
  • Google Summer of Code
  1. Amount: $5,500
  2. Status: Awarded
  • Projects breakdown:
    • 4 ZAP Projects: $2,000
    • 4 OWTF Projects: $2,000
    • 1 PHP Security Project: $500
    • 1 Hackademics Project: $500
    • 1 Modsecurity Project: $500
    • Note: Big thank you to Fabio Cerullo for coordinating and managing this award.


  • Total Funds Awarded: $157,170 USD for 2013.