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9/13/2019
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John Klossner
John Klossner
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Name That Toon: SOC Puppets

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Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card. If you don't want to enter a caption, help us pick a winner by voting on the submissions. Click thumbs-up for those you find funny; thumbs-down, not so. As always, editorial comments are encouraged and welcomed. Click here for contest rules. For advice on how to beat the competition, check out How To Win A Cartoon Caption Contest. The contest closes October 18.

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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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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
9/13/2019 | 2:54:45 PM
Write a Caption, Win a Prize
We've got a new caption contest! Enter and win a $$25 Amazon gift card.
danielcummins
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danielcummins,
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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.
blightsey3921
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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.
bbbarrier
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bbbarrier,
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9/16/2019 | 2:24:43 PM
Puppet show exploit
New social engineering technique spotted in the wild. 

 

-bbbarrier

 

 
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.
DarkReading24
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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.
larriee
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9/17/2019 | 11:22:35 AM
caption
Doug's penetration testing skills were his most endorsed on LinkedIn.
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.
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.
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.
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