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*'''Technical Project Advisors: Work Update'''
 
*'''Technical Project Advisors: Work Update'''
**I have put together another version of the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AllOCxlYdf1AdHh3UzV6RGcxblhkcDFtUHlCMmQwMnc&usp=sharing project assessment criteria].
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**The Technical Project Advisors and I had another group meeting this week.
**This version was based on the first test assessments conducted by the advisors.
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**We went through every criteria line item on the project health list, and edited each one.
**This version eliminates redundancies between the product assessment and the project health assessment.
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**I have put together version 5 of the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AllOCxlYdf1AdHVBRUphTkY4MGNYeFpLbV83OFZoNlE&usp=sharing project assessment criteria] based on our meeting discussions.
**Additionally, we have separated out the focus of each assessment.
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**We are now re-testing the OWASP Cornucopia Project using Criteria V5.  
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**Our next meeting is next week where we will focus on evaluating the product assessment criteria.  
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**Note: We have separated out the focus of each assessment.
 
**The Project Assessment focuses on the project health based on OWASP best practices.
 
**The Project Assessment focuses on the project health based on OWASP best practices.
 
**The Product Assessment focuses on the quality of the deliverable.  
 
**The Product Assessment focuses on the quality of the deliverable.  
  
 
*'''Women in AppSec: AppSec USA 2013'''
 
*'''Women in AppSec: AppSec USA 2013'''
**The Women in AppSec grading has now begun.
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**The Women in AppSec grading process is now complete.
**Kait, our new Grants & Fundraising intern, has been helping with the administrative work for the program.
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**We now have 8 finalists that we are choosing between.  
**We have collected the letters of recommendation sent to us from each of our applicant's references.
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**The selection committee is in the process of selecting the final 2 winners and the 2 runner up finalists.  
**We have separated them out, and placed them into the folders of each selection committee member.  
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**We intend to finish the selection by September 28th.  
**We intend to finish the grading by September 23rd.  
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*'''[http://owasp.blogspot.com/2013/09/meet-our-new-grants-and-fundraising.html Meet our new Grants & Fundraising Intern]'''
 
*'''[http://owasp.blogspot.com/2013/09/meet-our-new-grants-and-fundraising.html Meet our new Grants & Fundraising Intern]'''
**Our Grants & Fundraising intern has now gone through the orientation process, and she has begun to work on program activities.
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**Kait has been doing an excellent job on her assignment tasks.  
**She has been working on getting set up on the wiki, and learning how to create and edit wiki pages.  
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**She has been working on our Marketing Resources wiki page where she is consolidating all of the pieces created by the design firm we contracted to develop some identity pieces for the organization.
**Kait will be putting together the content for the Women in AppSec Program Page. 
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**Kait has also been working on putting together the Women in AppSec information page, and she has been helping consolidate the orders for the GSOC Mentor gifts.
**Additionally, she is putting together content for our marketing page.  
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**You can read more about her week by reading her [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects/Internships/Grants_and_Fundraising_Intern/Kait_Disney_Leugers#tab=Biography Intern Weekly Report].
 
**You can read more about her week by reading her [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects/Internships/Grants_and_Fundraising_Intern/Kait_Disney_Leugers#tab=Biography Intern Weekly Report].
 
**Start Date: Monday, September 16th 2013.
 
**Start Date: Monday, September 16th 2013.

Revision as of 15:35, 27 September 2013

Contents

OWASP Global Projects Report

Currently Working On

  • 2013 Project Summit
    • I now have more time to work on strategic planning for projects, grants, and fundraising since Kait is helping with the admin work for several of our programs.
    • I have been working on outlining and writing the grants and fundraising strategy to raise funds for projects and programs for 2014.
    • This week, I worked on developing the strategy outline, and I am analyzing the macro and micro environment OWASP exists within.
  • Technical Project Advisors: Work Update
    • The Technical Project Advisors and I had another group meeting this week.
    • We went through every criteria line item on the project health list, and edited each one.
    • I have put together version 5 of the project assessment criteria based on our meeting discussions.
    • We are now re-testing the OWASP Cornucopia Project using Criteria V5.
    • Our next meeting is next week where we will focus on evaluating the product assessment criteria.
    • Note: We have separated out the focus of each assessment.
    • The Project Assessment focuses on the project health based on OWASP best practices.
    • The Product Assessment focuses on the quality of the deliverable.
  • Women in AppSec: AppSec USA 2013
    • The Women in AppSec grading process is now complete.
    • We now have 8 finalists that we are choosing between.
    • The selection committee is in the process of selecting the final 2 winners and the 2 runner up finalists.
    • We intend to finish the selection by September 28th.
  • Meet our new Grants & Fundraising Intern
    • Kait has been doing an excellent job on her assignment tasks.
    • She has been working on our Marketing Resources wiki page where she is consolidating all of the pieces created by the design firm we contracted to develop some identity pieces for the organization.
    • Kait has also been working on putting together the Women in AppSec information page, and she has been helping consolidate the orders for the GSOC Mentor gifts.
    • You can read more about her week by reading her Intern Weekly Report.
    • Start Date: Monday, September 16th 2013.
    • Internship End Date: Monday, January 13th 2014.
  • 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 Funding 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 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: 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.