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Disappearing Act: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners

A standout field with hysterical puns about security policies, Meltdown, Amazon Web Services, and the right to be forgotten. And the winner is ...

Joe Stanganelliprincipal at Beacon Hill Law in Boston, took top honors and a $25 Amazon gift card for his apt caption poking fun at AWS cloud services vulnerabilities. The caption is penned below by cartoonist John Klossner.

Joe faced stiff competition from our runners up: "About that Meltdown patch ..." by ianrod and "I told him not to print out the security policies ..." from DavidRandolph, both of whom will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.

Many thanks to everyone who entered the contest and to our loyal readers who cheered on the contestants. Also a shout-out to our judges, John Klossner and the Dark Reading editorial team: Tim Wilson, Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheriden, Curt Franklin, Jim Donahue, and yours truly. If you haven't had a chance to read all the entries, be sure to check them out today.

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Marilyn has been covering technology for business, government, and consumer audiences for over 20 years. Prior to joining UBM, Marilyn worked for nine years as editorial director at TechTarget Inc., where she launched six Websites for IT managers and administrators supporting ... View Full Bio
 

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dieumoayahoo,
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10/15/2018 | 11:06:47 PM
Re: Thanks!
the post is good, right?
jinumm
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jinumm,
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6/3/2018 | 11:12:08 PM
Re: Thanks!
Thanks Teams, Kepp posting .....
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rsantalesa,
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3/13/2018 | 3:40:43 PM
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Nice! 
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/12/2018 | 3:27:12 PM
Thanks!
Thanks, DR team (and John)!

> poking fun at AWS cloud services vulnerabilities

Shucks, you give me too much credit. I just liked the play on words/phrase. It was either that or "Azure".
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