Monday, July 25, 2016

Deadlines are approaching this week!

Deadlines are quickly approaching!  


2016 WASPY Awards
  • Call for Nominees - The deadline to submit your nominees is July 28, 2016.  Each year there are many individuals who do amazing work, dedicating countless hours to share, improve, and strengthen the OWASP mission. Some of these individuals are well known to the community while others are not. The purpose of these awards is to bring recognition to those who "FLY UNDER THE RADAR". These are the individuals who are passionate about OWASP, who contribute hours of their own free time to the organization to help improve the cyber-security world, yet seem to go unrecognized. We all know these people, so why not recognize them today!  Please take a few minutes to nominate who you feel best fits the purpose of these awards.  SUBMIT YOUR NOMINEES HERE

2016 Global BoD Election
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2016_Global_Board_of_Directors_Election

  • Call for Candidates - The deadline to submit your candidacy is July 31, 2016If you are interested in helping lead a global community that strives on making the world a safer place, then please consider running for a seat on the OWASP Global Board of Directors. .https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2016_Global_Board_of_Directors_Election#Eligibility_Requirements_for_Board_Candidates
  • Call for Questions - The deadline to submit your questions is July 31, 2016.  In mid-August all of the individuals who submitted a candidaicy will be interviewed, and asked a series of questions about why they fell they should be elected. The questions they are asked come from you! We will take the top 5-6 questions and those will be the questions used during the candidate interviews. Now is the time to SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS! You may submit your own question(s) and/or give a "thumbs up" to any existing question previously submitted by your fellow community members.



Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities at B-Sides and BlackHat

If you will be in the Las Vegas area Tuesday, August 2 - Thursday, August 4 and want to donate some time at the OWASP expo areas, we would love your help!  

BSides - if you donate a total of 8 hours over the two days at the OWASP BSides booth you will receive a complimentary Supporting Charity Badge to BSides.  Badges are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.  Sign up here!

BlackHat - if you donate a total of 9 hours over the two days at the OWASP BlackHat booth you will receive a complimentary conference pass.  Passes are limited and are on a fist come first serve basis.  Sign up here!  

-OR-  
you can donate a total of 6 hours over the two days at the OWASP BlcakHat booth and receive a complimentary expo pass. Passes are limited and are on a fist come first serve basis.  Sign up here!  

Time is Running Out! Submit Your WASPY Nominees NOW!!!




We all know some really special & dedicated people who have and continue to do great things for OWASP, yet very rarely do they get the recognition they deserve.  

By taking a few minutes and submitting them as a nominee for the WASPY Awards, we can show them how much the community values their time and contributions! https://www.owasp.org/index.php/WASPY_Awards_2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Tiffany Long - OWASP Community Manager

Please join me in welcoming Tiffany Long to her position as the OWASP Foundation Community Manager!  Tiffany has several years of experience as a volunteer coordinator and social media manager.  She has previously worked for the American Red Cross, Shelter Associates and also owned her own small IT business which is where her passion for security and open source got its start. Tiffany will be in attendance at AppSec Europe in Rome and is looking forward to meeting the community. She can be reached at Tiffany.Long@owasp.org.

Spring Membership Drive Ends in 10 Days!

Only 10 more days left to get in on the OWASP Spring Membership Drive for a chance to win some cool prizes! 

Join or renew your Individual Membership today!




Tuesday, June 7, 2016

2016 WASPY Awards



Nominations are NOW being accepted for the 2016 WASPY Awards! 

We all know there are many volunteers that each day, week, month & year contribute countless hours of their own time to OWASP to help make the world a safer place, yet they barely receive the recognition they deserve.  Now is the time to show them how much they are appreciated!

There are 4 categories for you to nominate 4 "unsung heroes" that you feel best fits each category for their contributions to the OWASP Foundation. 

Keep in mind, the purpose of these awards is to bring recognition to those who "fly under the radar" while doing great things for OWASP.  

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/WASPY_Awards_2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

2016 Election Call For Questions is NOW OPEN!

The 2016 Global Board of Directors election has started accepting candidate submissions. If you are interested in helping lead a global community that strives on making the world a safer place, then please consider running for a seat on the Board. Submit your candidacy here

In mid-August all of the individuals who submitted a candidaicy will be interviewed, and asked a series of questions about why they fell they should be elected. The questions they are asked come from you!  We will take the top 5-6 questions and those will be the questions used during the candidate interviews. Now is the time to SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS!  You may submit your own question(s) and/or give a "thumbs up" to any existing question previously submitted by your fellow community members. 

More information regarding this years Global BoD Election can be found here.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me.