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ModSecurity Blog: July 2010

ModSecurity Has a New Home

As many of you already know, about a month ago Trustwave acquired Breach Security, the then owner and sponsor of the ModSecurity project. Trustwave's Spider Labs will now be leading the project. Within Spider Labs and the highly capable people there, ModSecurity will be able to thrive.

And so, it is with mixed feelings that I also announce that I am stepping down from the project. I have enjoyed working on ModSecurity with Breach for the past 3 1/2 years, but it is time for me to move on to another exciting project (more on that later). While I may be stepping down as a leader, I am not leaving, just changing roles. I plan to stay an active member of the community and to contribute where I can. I expect to see a lot of innovation from ModSecurity in the near future and I look forward to see where ModSecurity will go with all its new resources.

Cheers to ModSecurity's new home in Spider Labs and to a successful future!

P.S. -- I'll be around at Black Hat/DEFCON next week in Vegas if anyone wants to hook up.

ModSecurity Happy Hour @ Black Hat USA

ModSecurity Community,

We will be hosting a ModSecurity happy hour during Black Hat USA. It is open to anyone who contributes, uses or wants to learn more about the project. You'll also get a chance to meet the members of Trustwave's SpiderLabs team that will be supporting the ModSecurity project moving forward. 

  • What: ModSecurity Happy Hour
  • Where: munchbar @ Caesar's Palace LV (next to Sports Bar & Pure Night Club)
  • When: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 - 4:00-6:00 PM

There will be appetizers, drinks, and Nintendo Wii action!

Look forward to meeting you next week!

Nicholas J. Percoco

Senior Vice President, SpiderLabs

Trustwave