[openstack-dev] [all] [security] Security SIG

Rob C hyakuhei at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 11:03:43 UTC 2017

This is an important evolution for the security group / project / SIG!

Congratulations everyone on taking things this far and to Luke for your
excellent stewardship.


On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Luke Hinds <lhinds at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Following on from the mailing list discussion [0], we now plan to change
> the Security Project into a Special Interest Group (The Security SIG).
> SIGs are a good match for an activity that centers around a topic or
> practice that spans all the community (developers, operators, end
> users...), by forming a guild of people with a shared interest. This rings
> especially true for security, where changes are often needed cross-project
> and not in a silo. A SIG will also (we hope) encourage more user /
> operator involvement and lead to discussions of field centric security
> pains, which can then be realised as specs and code.
> One key point , there will be no change in our overall operations and
> working structure. We will still continue to manage and care for the
> Security Guide, OSSNs, Bandit, Threat Reviews, Syntribos as well as
> encourage and incubate new security projects. We will of course also
> continue to work with the VMT, and will keep a Sec-Core group for launchpad
> that can work with embargoed issues.
> The plan is to make the change at the coming release juncture (Queens ->
> Rocky).
> Shortly I will follow up with a PTG planning etherpad with a view to
> encourage projects and operators / users to seed security related
> discussions within the SIGs PTG room. We will also perform an s/Security
> Group/Security SIG in the docs and Wiki around the time of the PTG / post
> Queens release.
> [0] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-
> October/124053.html
> Best Regards,
> Luke
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