Re: [HASMAT] moving forward

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Thu, 02 September 2010 19:16 UTC

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On 8/23/10 4:50 AM, Kai Engert wrote:
>  On 20.08.2010 20:08, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> 3. Name. Some people have said that "HASMAT" isn't very descriptive of
>> the subject matter, and that we might want something like "WEBSEC". As
>> long as folks don't think "WEBSEC" means that we'd be working on
>> everything under the sun related to the security of the web, I'd be fine
>> with a name like that. Other suggestions are welcome.
> 
> "websec" sounds indeed very general, while the meaning of "hasmat"
> focuses on a smaller subset.
> 
> I wanted to propose "WebAppSec", but there's already
> http://www.webappsec.org/

That's a good group to reach out to. :) Is anyone here involved with
those folks? Are there other such groups to be aware of?

> What about HTSEC ? (hypertext security)

It's easier to pronounce than "HTTPSEC", that's for sure.

Peter

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