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OWASP Global Projects Report

Currently Working On

  • Technical Project Advisory Roles
    • The interviews for the six advisory roles are complete.
    • I have finished choosing each advisor for each role.
    • I have let each successful candidate know of their role allocation.
    • Each successful candidate has now confirmed acceptance of their role allocation
    • I have reached out to them with more information about our review process and OWASP Projects in general.
    • I have also asked them to create wiki accounts, and I have asked them to let me know when they are available for our initial meeting.
    • I am currently putting together a story that will announce this initiative on our blog.
  • Determining Active Project Status
    • This is a status update on this initiative.
    • I am reaching out to each leader individually to confirm these pieces of data for all 164 projects.
    • Flagship projects are completed.
    • Labs are completed.
    • I am currently working on finalizing the Incubator projects.
  • Technical Project Advisory Roles
    • The interviews for the six advisory roles are complete.
    • I have finished choosing each advisor for each role.
    • I have let each successful candidate know of their role allocation.
    • Each successful candidate has now confirmed acceptance of their role allocation
    • I have reached out to them with more information about our review process and OWASP Projects in general.
    • I have also asked them to create wiki accounts, and I have asked them to let me know when they are available for our initial meeting.
    • I am currently putting together a story that will announce this initiative on our blog.
  • Project Summit: AppSec USA 2013
    • The team is now in the fundraising stage.
    • We have managed to raise $500.00 from the OWASP Boston Chapter.
    • We have also raised more funds thanks to the OWASP Long Island Chapter.
    • Women in Security Sponsorship Document: AppSec USA 2013
    • We have reached out to several organizations and OWASP Chapters to seek sponsorship for this program.
    • You can find more information on the AppSec USA website.
    • The total amount we are requesting is $6,000.00 to cover conference fee, training fee, travel and accommodation for both winners.
    • We continue to work hard with our fundraising efforts to bringing this initiative to AppSec USA 2013.
  • Personal Development
    • I am still taking my online course from Coursera.
    • The course topic is Information Security and Risk Management in Context.
  • 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 donations questions.
    • Marketing questions.
    • Grant funding questions.
    • OWASP Social Media Updates.
    • What's happening with projects, questions.

Grants Updates

  1. Amount: $25,000 USD
  2. Status: Awarded. The first payment has been allocated to our project budgets.
  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.


  • Total Grant Funds Awarded: $145,000 USD for 2013.