Clever wordplay on sandcastles, sandboxes, zero trust. and granular controls. And the winners are ...

Marilyn Cohodas, Managing Editor, Dark Reading

August 14, 2020

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First prize, a $25 Amazon gift card to George Lerma, aka GeorgeL92601 in the Dark Reading community, with the winning caption penned below.


In a close second place is Deadsnott — in real life, Symantec technical writer John-Paul Power — who earns a $10 Amazon gift card for his entry:

Dad, are you sure they didn’t say open the app in a sand box?

The captions bested two dozen entries, all of which made our panel of judges (John Klossner, Tim Wilson, Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheridan, Curtis Franklin, Jim Donahue, Gayle Kesten, and yours truly) smile for days.

Thanks also to everyone who entered the contest and to our loyal readers who cheered contestants on. If you haven't had a chance to read all the submissions, be sure to check them out today.

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Marilyn Cohodas

Managing Editor, Dark Reading

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 enterprise Windows platforms and technologies.

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