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New OISF Board Announced!

The Open Information Security Foundation is thrilled to announce the new OISF Board of Directors:

Welcoming back returning board members: Randy Caldejon, Alexandre Dulaunoy, and Ken Steele.

And join us in welcoming new board members: Leonard Jacobs, Christian Kreibich, Eric Meyer, and Amar Rathore.

This is an important time for OISF, Suricata, and open source technologies — we are excited to be working with such an esteemed board over the next 2 years.  Thanks goes out to the OISF community for casting their votes!

2015 OISF Board Elections have started

OISF_tmThe Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) is conducting its annual online elections to fill 7 positions on the OISF board of directors.  Board members serve a two year term, therefore, current board members along with new nominees are included on this year’s ballot.

The upcoming OISF board will consist of 10 board members in total:  7 elected directors, President of OISF, Matt Jonkman, General Manager of OISF, Kelley Misata, and Suricata’s Founder and Lead Developer, Victor Julien.

Each nominee has provided a brief summary highlighting their industry experience and their passion for OISF; please take a minute to read about each of our distinguished nominees and to cast your votes NOW!

Simply follow this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z2L6GXZ

Polls will close Wednesday, April 15, 2015 with the new OISF Board announced on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Best of luck and thanks goes out to all of our nominees! Questions regarding elections can be sent to info@oisf.net.

Thank you,

The OISF Team

Call for Nominations – OISF Board of Directors

OISF_tmThe Open Information Security Foundation is preparing hold the biennial (every two years) Board of Director elections and are putting out a call for nominations. We are anticipating the next several years to be both exciting and critical for OISF and Suricata, therefore, we are looking for candidates passionate about security and open source communities willing to serve as advisors on our board of directors. Your voice has a direct impact on future of OISF and Suricata – join us! The call for nominations begins today until March 31, 2015.

Read more at the OISF website.

New OISF board elected

OISF_tmThe OISF community is please to announce the results of the election for the open board seats for 2014. This election cycle, we were fortunate to have had a wonderfully diverse and highly talented slate of nominees and would like to extend our thanks to those who participated. OISF depends heavily on its volunteer board of directors who are giving of their time and so deeply committed to advancing the open source technologies and communities within OISF. Please join us in congratulating the OISF 2014 Board of Directors:

  • Dr. Jose Nazario
  • Richard Bejtlich
  • Randy Caldejon
  • Luca Deri
  • Ken Steele
  • Alexandre Dulaunoy

Also on the board are members of the OISF leadership team: Matt Jonkman and Kelley Misata

We would also like to thank outgoing board members, Joel Ebrahimi and Stuart Wilson, for their service and time given to OISF in 2013.

OISF Needs Your Vote! 2014 Board of Directors

OISF_tmThe Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) is conducting its annual online elections to fill 6 open positions on the OISF board of directors. Board members serve a one year term, therefore, current board members along with new nominees are included on this year’s ballot. For 2014, the OISF board will consist of 8 board members in total: 6 elected directors, President of OISF Matt Jonkman and Board Secretary and OISF Director of Outreach, Kelley Misata.

Each nominee has provided a brief summary highlighting their industry experience and their passion for OISF; please take a minute to read about each of our distinguished nominees and to cast your votes NOW!

Simply follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WFZRJSW

Polls will close Wednesday, January 22, 2014 with the 2014 OISF Board announced on Thursday, January 23, 2014.

Questions regarding elections can be sent to info@openinfosecfoundation.org.

Thank you,
The OISF Team

Call for Nominations – OISF 2014 Board of Directors

OISF_tmThe Open Information Security Foundation is preparing hold the annual Board of Director elections and are putting out a call for nominations.  We are anticipating 2014 to be one of the most important and exciting years for OISF and Suricata.  Therefore, we are looking for candidates in the security and open source community willing to serve as advisors on our board of directors.  The call for nominations begins today until January 14, 2014.
 
Please consider joining our Board of Directors or nominating someone else who would be a great asset to the foundation.  Online elections will begin January 15, 2014.
But you may be asking yourself a few important questions:
 
1. As a board member what will I be asked to do?
The OISF Board of Directors meet quarterly to review foundation activities, upcoming events, financial status and strategic objectives.  Meetings are held via conference call and pre-scheduled to respect the busy schedules of our board members.  Board members are also expected to actively provide expertise, advice and professional connections necessary to help OISF make great strides both   technologically and financially.
 
2. How large is the OISF board?
The 2013 OISF board currently consisted of 5 members – Joel Ebrahimi, Jose Nazario, Richard Bejtlich, Matt Jonkman and Kelley Misata.  It is a 1 year term, therefore, all board members are up for re-election each calendar year.  For 2014 we are adding 2 additional seats – expanding to 7 members.  This will allow all  board members to have a voice on the strategic direction of OISF over the course of this very exciting year.
 
3. What is in it for me if I become an OISF board member?

As a board member you will have the opportunity to steer an innovative and cutting edge open source technology, to be an integral part of the decision making process for OISF and have a beneficiary priority status in all OISF and Suricata related public or private events.  Board members will also be publicly thanked on the OISF website with professional details on the contacts pages.  

 
4. I’m interested in nominating myself or someone I know – how do I do it?
It’s simple – submit your name, employer and a brief statement outlining your experience and reasons for running to be on the OISF board to info@openinfosecfoundation.org by 5 pm EST Tuesday, January 14, 2014.  Please note, the information provided in the nomination will be included on the election ballots so please be brief.
 
Elections will begin Wednesday, January 15th and conclude on Monday, January 24th.  The 2014 OISF Board Members will then be announced on Tuesday, January 25th.
 
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at info@openinfosecurityfoundation.org OR reply to list to start a conversation with the community about this process.