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It’s a proud moment when I see our community so passionate about OWASP. There would not be an OWASP if it was not for the participation of its members. To that end, I would like to thank those of you who took the effort to participate in the community survey. The results can be found here: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Community_Surveys
Something our community has been passionate about in the past is the formation of committees within OWASP. We would like to appeal to the community to take part in shaping the future of OWASP through re-establishing a committee. For more information on the governance and how to get started in creating a committee, please see here@ https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/OWASP_Committees
Chairman of the Board
The OWASP 2019 Global Board
Martin Knobloch: Chairman
Owen Pendlebury: Vice Chairman
Sherif Mansour: Treasurer
Ofer Maor: Secretary
Richard Greenberg: Member at Large
Gary Robinson: Member at Large
Chenxi Wang: Member at Large
OWASP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Community Survey Results
Starting in 2019, the OWASP Foundation began a program to regularly take the pulse of both the paid membership and the broader OWASP community. The first survey was sent out on January 9th to both the paid membership and broader global community. These will be repeated on a regular basis going forward.
Google Summer of Code 2019:
OWASP has completed an application to be a mentor organization for 2019.
2019 Mentor Organizations will be announced on February 26th, 2019.
Community members helping administer GSoC this year, assuming we are selected, will be Konstantinos Papapanagiotou and Spyros Gasteratos.
Global AppSec Tel Aviv 2019 Project Showcase:
The project showcase at Global AppSec Tel Aviv will be held on the last two days of the conference. If you are a project leader interested in showcasing your project, please send an email to email@example.com with the name of your project and the names of the presenter(s). Project leaders presenting at the showcase will be provided free admission to the conference.
The following new projects achieved Incubator status:
OWASP Python Honeypot
OWASP Maryam Project
OWASP Security Pins Project
Community and Chapter ALERTS:
Mailman will be RETIRED SOON!
January 1st OWASP moved to ZOOM for video conferencing, if you are currently a user of the Foundation's GoToMeeting and/or GoToWebinar accounts, please fill out this form so we can make sure the migration is smooth for you: https://goo.gl/forms/DLLsX1qn7iJHFN052
Let's welcome our New Chapters to the OWASP Community
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We welcome the following Contributor Corporate Members