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1/17/2020
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John Klossner
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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bmcgonigle
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bmcgonigle,
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1/30/2020 | 12:22:09 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Leadership asked for a cheap cloud backup solution so we're storing the nightly tapes in the drop ceiling. 
Elezaby
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1/30/2020 | 4:10:56 AM
Caption
Well, he was saying something about exploiting a privilege escalation vuln, and then poof
JohnM217
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JohnM217,
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1/29/2020 | 6:27:35 PM
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Johnson found a different way to climb the corporate ladder.
Cyberkashi
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Cyberkashi,
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1/29/2020 | 5:57:29 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Oh that?  Facilities said the IT guys want to run some cables in a raised ceiling.
jtommy
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1/29/2020 | 3:12:12 PM
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Physical Security Privilege Escalation
StephenP787
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StephenP787,
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1/29/2020 | 12:02:09 PM
Career Ladder
I was asking about our progression steps and this is what they provided me.
Dredger23
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Dredger23,
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1/29/2020 | 10:36:19 AM
Weak points
The CISO told security to get a better overview of the office and find the weak points. Clearly, no one checked the overhead.
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1/28/2020 | 12:50:12 PM
Stuck in the 70s
Must be a Communication Breakdown!
acampbell448
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1/28/2020 | 11:50:05 AM
Stairway to Heaven
Ethan's been listing to Zepplin again!   He just takes these things to literally......
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1/28/2020 | 11:35:35 AM
Ladder programing?
When they did the interview the new industrial controls programmer said he was an expert in building ladder, but I"m not sure this is what we meant!
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