OWASP Projects Portal Launch!
Jason Li
Global Projects Committee
[email protected]
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AppSec USA 2011
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The Prologue
OWASP Projects are:
Open Source
Freely Available
Anyone Can Start
Anyone Can Contribute
Anyone Can Use
Documentation, Tools, Code
Hugely successful - over 140 projects!!
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The Problem
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The Vision
Provide a way to
enable:
Consumers to find
projects of value and
relevance
Community members
to provide feedback to
leaders
Contributors to be
recognized for work
GPC to support and
promote projects
Find
Feedback
Fame
Foundation
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The Path
Partnered w/ Geeknet (creators of SourceForge)
by
OWASP Neighborhood to house metadata about
projects
SourceForge infrastructure will be available to
OWASP Projects
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The Reason
Summary Page
 (Enables users to find projects of
value and relevance)
Reviews feature
 (Enables community members to
provide feedback to leaders)
Tracking / Plugins
 (Enables contributors to be
recognized for work)
Metadata Repository
 (GPC to support and promote
projects)
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The Cool Stuff
Incubator, Labs, Flagship, Archive
Enables users to distinguish developing projects from
mature ones
Entirely Community Driven
Open review system drives:
 Elevation process
 Benefits for projects (e.g. graphic design, code signing, etc)
 Promotion and visibility
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The Timeline
September 2011
Launch Day!
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The Timeline
September 23rd, 2011 (AppSec USA)
Call for volunteers (five projects so far!)
January 1st 2012 (New Year’s)
Current projects inventory metadata migrated
First batch of volunteer projects go live
July 13th, 2012 (AppSec EU)
All new projects go automatically through portal
General Availability
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The End
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OWASP Plan - Strawman - OWASP AppSec USA 2011