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John Klossner
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John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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Tempest2004
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9/17/2019 | 5:27:52 PM
sock puppets
Fred's sock puppets could have frank security conversations with management without the risk of being fired.
Tempest2004
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9/17/2019 | 5:11:24 PM
sock puppets
Fred has learned that his co-works were more likely to listen to security threat diatribes from his sock puppets.
PajamaSam
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PajamaSam,
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9/17/2019 | 2:50:52 PM
Sock Puppets
He still insists that security by obscurity is the way to go.
reg2385
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9/17/2019 | 11:28:04 AM
Cartoon contest
Since they removed my side cube wall, I feel like i am under survellance.
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larriee,
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9/17/2019 | 11:22:35 AM
caption
Doug's penetration testing skills were his most endorsed on LinkedIn.
DarkReading24
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9/17/2019 | 7:49:40 AM
Hijacked
Someone hijacked Tim's streaming accounts over the weekend. Even if he somehow gets control again, I think the damage has already been done.
StephenP787
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9/16/2019 | 2:56:19 PM
Re: Write a Caption, Win a Prize
This is not what I had expected when we discussed preparing for the upcoming SOC 2 Assessment.
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9/16/2019 | 2:24:43 PM
Puppet show exploit
New social engineering technique spotted in the wild. 

 

-bbbarrier

 

 
blightsey3921
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9/16/2019 | 9:59:19 AM
shallow fake
His project hasn't quite polished enough to be called a "deep fake" yet.
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9/16/2019 | 8:02:33 AM
name that toon entry
Ever since his cryptography class, he's been obsessed with Alice and Bob.
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