OWASP Project Manager Activity Reports/August 06 2013

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OWASP Projects Manager Report

Work accomplished since July 08, 2013

Project Manager Q3 2013 Objectives

  1. Marketing: Work with Sarah to solicit feedback from community on Marketing deliverables and finalize relationship with Patrick and Denita.
  2. Project Review Process - Work with new Technical Project advisors to finalize project review criteria and process.
  3. Grants: Develop a grant strategy for rest of 2013 and 2014, utilizing fundraising intern(s) as part of this strategy.
  • Ongoing Objectives for 2013
    • Work with Project leaders to reach grant required milestones - ONGOING
    • Develop a project charter outlining appropriate grant revenue spending and grant required milestones. - DUE IN SEPTEMBER - ONGOING
    • Oversight of Marketing and Graphic Design deliverables (Phase 2/Phase 3) provided by 3rd party contractor

Currently Working On

  • Determining Active Project Status
    • This is a status update on this initiative.
    • I have completed the first round of requests for all Flagship, Labs, and Incubator projects.
    • I am now going through the list, and e-mailing the non-responsive Leaders once again.
    • I have gone ahead and re-sent my request for a 3rd time to un-responsive Labs Project Leaders.
    • The deadline to reply back to my request was, Friday, 26th of July.
    • Those Leaders who did not respond to my e-mails will now have their projects archived.
    • The same process will be used for the un-responsive Leaders of Incubator projects.
  • Grants & Fundraising Intern
    • I have put together role and qualification criteria for the Fundraising Internship Opportunity.
    • The internship opportunity was made live two weeks ago.
    • There have been three applicants for the role, so far.
    • I hope to get more applications in the coming weeks.
    • Grants & Fundraising Internship
    • I am looking for a student or recent graduate to help with grant research, writing, and volunteer coordination.
  • Project Summit: AppSec USA 2013
    • I continue to plan the logistics for the project summit taking place at AppSec USA this year.
    • I continue to gather estimates, flight, and roadmap details from Leaders.
    • I am now closer to finalizing the travel arrangements for each project leader.
    • Moreover, we are in the process of organizing the schedule of project talks for the conference days.
  • Women in AppSec: AppSec USA 2013
    • The team has now completed their fundraising activities.
    • We are happy to report that we have now raised $6,500.00 for the program.
    • The OWASP MSP Chapter kindly donated the remaining funds needed to reach our goal for the program this year.
    • The University of Washington has donated $500.00 today, as well.
    • The call for entries is now live, as well.
    • Women in AppSec Application Form.
    • The application deadline is Monday, September 09, 2013 at 5pm GMT.
  • OWASP Marketing
    • I continue to work with Design Foundry and the OWASP Ops Team to finalize Phase 3 of our Marketing Project.
    • We are in the final stages of development and design.
    • Patrick, Design Foundry's graphic designer, is working hard to get our work completed.
    • We hope to have all of our designs finalized by mid-August.
    • We are also seeking community feedback on several key design pieces.
    • Marketing Community Feedback Wiki Page
  • OWASP at Black Hat
    • I have just come back from Las Vegas where I attended Black Hat and DEF CON.
    • I helped with the OWASP Booth at Black Hat, and met with quite a few people that had questions about our programs.
    • Overall, it was a very productive time.
    • We made many great connections that I am following up with, this week.

Grants Updates

  • OWASP OpenSAMM Grant Proposal
  1. Amount: TBD
  2. Status: This proposal is still in the planning and writing phase.
  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 for payment.
  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: This proposal has been completed and submitted.
  • Google Summer of Code
  1. Amount: $5,500.00
  2. Status: Awarded
  • Projects breakdown:
    • 4 ZAP Projects: $2,000.00
    • 4 OWTF Projects: $2,000.00
    • 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 Grant Funds Awarded: $150,500 USD for 2013.


OWASP Projects Manager Weekly Reports

  1. Project Manager Report: July 05 2013
  2. Project Manager Report: July 12 2013
  3. Project Manager Report: July 19 2013
  4. Project Manager Report: July 26 2013
  5. Project Manager Report: August 02 2013 - No Report this week. PM was away at Black Hat & DEFCON 2013.