[bisq-network/projects] Establish Security Team (#33)
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Wed May 6 07:41:22 UTC 2020
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"In the wake of the Apr 7th security incident, it's clear that we need to take our security practices to the next level. " ([cbeams](https://github.com/bisq-network/admin/issues/75))
The purpose of this project is to create and follow a roadmap to establish a security team in terms of management structure, its duties, authority and responsibilities.
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I propose and drive the following strategy to get to a point where a "security team" can be effective:
**short intro video** I will create a short video presentation where I introduce the idea of a security team by taking a look at the past and also by taking a look at the future, what happened already, what will happen eventually. In the course of the presentation I will be asking questions on how such a security team can look like, in terms of definitions, agenda and also how it can integrate with the Bisq DAO.
**call agenda** I will create a (template) gdoc accompanying the presentation where everyone is welcome to share their thoughts on the questions I asked. This very gdoc will become the agenda for the kickoff-call held week 20/2020.
**call** The call will have discussions and decisions on the agenda points. One followup call can be held if the discussion needs regrouping. I will host and moderate these calls.
**let the DAO decide** The outcome of the call(s) is going to be formed into a [Bisq proposal](https://github.com/bisq-network/proposals) ready to be accepted or rejected by the Bisq DAO in cycle 13 (around May 20th, 2020).
**done** If and only if the DAO approves the proposal, the information will be transcribed into the Bisq wiki and the security team can take up its work.
#### Why should it be done now?
## Criteria for delivery
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- [ ] the DAO decided on the security team structure
- [ ] if it is decided that there is a security team similar to Dev/Growth/Ops/Support, then
- create a proposal in [bisq proposals](https://github.com/bisq-network/proposals)
- deliver a Team description in the [bisq wiki](https://bisq.wiki/Category:Contributor_Docs)
- include duties
- include authorities
- include responsibilities
- include an agenda covering short, mid and long term goals
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- [ ] create gdocs to hold agenda for the kickoff call
- [ ] create and publish kickoff presentation
- [ ] schedule and hold kickoff call
- [ ] schedule and hold follow-up call if necessary
- [ ] create [proposal](https://github.com/bisq-network/proposals) to be voted on by the DAO to seal the security team
- [ ] transcribe contents of approved proposal to Bisq wiki
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I set the labels according to the progress that is already made. Please adjust if necessary. Also, I skipped some headline because it seemed to me that it is already decided that we do this project and cannot guess why the admin team wants the security team.
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