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Name That Toon: Threat Landscape
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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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4/26/2018 | 2:46:43 PM
Time for a new caption contest!
We provide the cartoon, you write the caption! The best one wins a prize...
jjflavin56
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jjflavin56,
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4/26/2018 | 5:55:59 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
60's holdover - the Russians (cyber) are Coming! Duck & Cover!
mnorton01
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mnorton01,
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4/27/2018 | 1:18:43 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
I'm reducing my attack surface. 
TP4MBH
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TP4MBH,
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4/30/2018 | 9:44:30 AM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Can't do this with your rolly chairs and fancy desktops!
glazarou
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glazarou,
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5/1/2018 | 1:14:48 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Way to take compression to the next level Chuck.
pgrieser
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pgrieser,
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5/2/2018 | 6:36:57 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
He returned from Black Hat a changed man.
jcar195
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jcar195,
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5/4/2018 | 9:20:56 AM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
The yearly security training worked a little too well.
camerobabe
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camerobabe,
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5/4/2018 | 10:10:26 AM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Dave just completed his "Insider Threat" training.
Vexel
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Vexel,
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5/4/2018 | 10:51:37 AM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
The cubes at his last company had 4 walls.
dwaltersct
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dwaltersct,
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5/5/2018 | 2:05:51 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Hey, it works for Ellie on NCIS!
elitet3ch
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elitet3ch,
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5/24/2018 | 12:20:22 AM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Shhh!  They're watching...

And you have a laptop?

 
JustSteve
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JustSteve,
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6/1/2018 | 8:04:04 PM
Re: Time for a new caption contest!
Aren't the Russians coming?
lynnbr2
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4/27/2018 | 6:19:39 AM
KPIs
According to the AI hashing my KPIs, we are about to have an active shooter drill !
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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4/27/2018 | 7:05:49 AM
Caption
Phil had yet to realize that he was browsing incognito the wrong way. 
willy24
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willy24,
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4/27/2018 | 11:54:34 AM
Caption
Stan lowers his exploitable attack surface.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/27/2018 | 3:41:09 PM
js001
"Okay, genius. How do YOU protect yourself from fake news?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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4/27/2018 | 3:42:40 PM
js002
"Can-- Can you hand me my coffee?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/27/2018 | 3:46:34 PM
js003
"Layoffs? Who said anything about layoffs?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/28/2018 | 12:21:33 PM
js004
"I bike to work, someone stole my chair, and I have bad arches. What's so weird about any of that?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/29/2018 | 1:37:43 AM
js005
"Look, it's either this, or upgrade our endpoints."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/29/2018 | 1:41:46 AM
js006
"Haven't you ever heard of layered security?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/29/2018 | 1:44:17 AM
js007
"Shhh! I'm the CISO. Don't tell anyone I'm here."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/29/2018 | 11:16:36 PM
js008
"Get out of there! The attacks are coming from 192.168.16.255!"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/30/2018 | 10:03:05 AM
js009
"Is it just me, or have the anti-phishing training modules gotten way more punitive?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
4/30/2018 | 5:35:54 PM
js010
"I asked for my own office, and this is what I got."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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4/30/2018 | 5:37:14 PM
js011
"I live off the grid. It's how I survive reorgs."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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4/30/2018 | 5:39:45 PM
js012
"What's blockchain?"
Piyush1154
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Piyush1154,
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5/1/2018 | 8:06:34 AM
Re: js012 - Block Chain explained in layman terms
Block Chain explained in layman terms — 

 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/block-chain-technology-piyush-jain/
BrianofBoston
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BrianofBoston,
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5/1/2018 | 10:11:10 AM
Caption
Rodney tries to join the hidden network.
jafreyman
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jafreyman,
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5/1/2018 | 11:21:43 AM
Rodney
Rodney, you can wear that helmet and hide under the desk, but the Russian's are still tracking you!
ketch011409
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ketch011409,
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5/1/2018 | 6:17:46 PM
Time for a new caption contest!
Yes Frank, those are actually Real-Time Cyber Threat Maps showing cyberattacks.  No Frank, it isn't SkyNet launching missiles to begin Judgement Day.
EKramer62
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5/2/2018 | 9:27:50 AM
Cartoon Camption

"No, I can't tell you who stole your chair. Just go find another one down in the conference room."

tdrought
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tdrought,
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5/2/2018 | 9:40:29 AM
Name that
Mark, you checking your Bitcoin again?
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/2/2018 | 8:17:51 PM
js013
"Shh! You'll scare the phish away."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/2/2018 | 8:19:17 PM
js014
"Don't mind my scratching my butt against the carpet. I caught a worm."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/2/2018 | 8:21:47 PM
js015
"Okay, it's not a very good breach-preparedness plan, but where the heck is your plan, Cheryl?!"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/2/2018 | 8:22:01 PM
js016
"Why aren't you?"
jrig1842
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jrig1842,
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5/3/2018 | 7:06:45 AM
Cyber Wars
The Boss has a Cyber Gauntlet, I don't feel so good........
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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5/3/2018 | 9:23:19 AM
js017
"Autocorrect. I texted my boss that I wanted a new ducking desk."
JasonF217
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JasonF217,
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5/3/2018 | 9:34:50 AM
Caption
Look who's not in his mother's basement anymore!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/3/2018 | 9:35:10 AM
js018
"I'm just feeling very insecure right now."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/3/2018 | 9:42:28 AM
js019
"Oh, they just hired me to wait for things to go wrong."
GWAIN
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GWAIN,
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5/3/2018 | 11:15:25 AM
Under Here
I got an email saying my desktop was compromised.
CKappenman
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CKappenman,
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5/3/2018 | 11:45:33 AM
Cartoon Caption
You want to know what I'm doing?  I'm working on my disaster recovery plan. DUH!!!!!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/4/2018 | 4:47:53 PM
js020
"I'm looking for bugs."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/4/2018 | 4:50:26 PM
js021
"Not the button.The CEO pushed a button. He doesn't know which one. I'm just waiting for the fallout."
0scorpion0
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0scorpion0,
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5/5/2018 | 1:14:59 PM
Improvisation...
Management denied my request for a Faraday Cage!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/6/2018 | 12:17:01 PM
js022
"It's not a matter of if the sky is going to fall, but when."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/6/2018 | 12:21:01 PM
js023
"Do you mind? I need to wipe my critical assets."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/6/2018 | 12:24:31 PM
js024
"I found a flaw in our BC/DR plan. Can you call my chiropractor?"
Samtheseagull
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5/7/2018 | 3:34:00 AM
Man in the middle
Alice: Are you interfering with my Chai latte order, Everett?

Everett: I am working undercover, apparently someone has hacked Bob's pizza order, it was a denial of sausage attack (DOS)
Kristendean80
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Kristendean80,
User Rank: Strategist
5/7/2018 | 9:55:55 AM
Under the Table
" I'll take the job only if you can pay me under the table"
lakers85
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lakers85,
User Rank: Strategist
5/7/2018 | 2:14:15 PM
Sorry friend...
this is Billing, not IT Security. No need to hide.
capitalIT
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capitalIT,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/8/2018 | 9:15:48 AM
The only IT Guy in HR
"Obviously you guys majored in Political Science" 
Julius-1
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Julius-1,
User Rank: Strategist
5/8/2018 | 10:11:05 AM
Fresh out of college.
Fresh out of college and isn't used to furniture and a workspace yet.
ianrod
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ianrod,
User Rank: Strategist
5/8/2018 | 1:46:27 PM
Developers...
And this is why you don't give Security Dev/Ops caffeine.
KennethD292
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KennethD292,
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5/29/2018 | 2:22:20 PM
Caption
First we had the standing desk trend, now we have the squatting desk trend....
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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5/30/2018 | 1:46:06 PM
Re: Caption
It's the L3 vertibrae --- don't ask.
Julius-1
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Julius-1,
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5/9/2018 | 4:44:04 PM
Resistance is futile.
Larry comes out of the "zone" to find his start-up has been purchased and assimilated.
pgailey
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pgailey,
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5/10/2018 | 12:41:49 PM
Name That Toon:
The results of the Cyber Risk GAP Assessment were just delivered to the Board.  Jim is contemplating his next move. 
jeffswyatt
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jeffswyatt,
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5/11/2018 | 10:50:41 AM
Literally Floored
Billy can't understand why everone else received a desktop computer and he has to use a laptop.
jmalto
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jmalto,
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5/11/2018 | 4:57:53 PM
Caption:
This is what happens when you mix caffeine and Security Awareness Training.
Genadyvis
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Genadyvis,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/14/2018 | 10:03:34 AM
Caption
The regretful outcome of "cyber squatting"
stowell23
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stowell23,
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5/15/2018 | 12:49:42 PM
Caption
Caption:  Given all the "drive by" incidents, I thought I'd duck and cover!
MintyFresh668
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5/16/2018 | 7:05:59 AM
Bob, a Facebook ad manager, was paranoid about the Russians 'cleaning up' any links...
Bob, a Facebook ad manager, was paranoid about the Russians 'cleaning up' any links...
lazyjones
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lazyjones,
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5/19/2018 | 6:18:52 AM
Caption
"Security through obscurity"
clnieto
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clnieto,
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5/22/2018 | 4:20:21 AM
Cartoon Contest
Typin' in my password. Somebody's shoulder surfin'. Woooh!
mehrdad.nourani@kcmo.org
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[email protected],
User Rank: Apprentice
5/22/2018 | 9:50:07 AM
Time for a new caption contest!
Get me if you can! I'm air gapped.
J.Carson
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J.Carson,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/22/2018 | 11:19:33 AM
Paranoid??
Who's a little paranoid?? 
bgeisler913
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bgeisler913,
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5/22/2018 | 1:07:01 PM
When management no longer allows telecommuting.
 

 

Don't mind Sam he is adjusting to being back in the office after telecommuting for so long.
Abujamra
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Abujamra,
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5/22/2018 | 1:28:38 PM
DARK READING CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
"The one you have not seen, won't be remembered".
julrichWest
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julrichWest,
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5/25/2018 | 2:12:49 PM
Caption
Caption:
I need more protection than my aluminum foil hat provides!
bbeyst
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bbeyst,
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5/25/2018 | 2:28:43 PM
Cartoon contenst
Despite Bob's best efforts, the phishing emails still found him.
srajput3673
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srajput3673,
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5/25/2018 | 2:43:53 PM
Re: Cartoon contenst
Trust me, the wireless is much stronger down here
Cholo_Nieto
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Cholo_Nieto,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/25/2018 | 4:26:25 PM
Typosquatting
"I'm doing exactly what he told me to do... typosquatting."
amirmansari
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amirmansari,
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5/29/2018 | 9:31:48 AM
Don't mind Jim, he is taking hardening to a whole new level....
Don't mind Jim, he is taking hardening to a whole new level....
fallenangyl
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fallenangyl,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/30/2018 | 2:33:13 PM
cartoon
Are the mean end users gone yet?
Samson-dog
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Samson-dog,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/31/2018 | 2:20:30 PM
Safe Computing
Weren't you paying attention when information security encouraged everybody to practice safe computing?
CyberRob
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CyberRob,
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5/31/2018 | 3:17:47 PM
Reality
Mom? Dad? Can one of you hand me my drink? I can't reach it!
martingail
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martingail,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/1/2018 | 6:59:30 AM
Re: Reality
Hello there! I am newbie here.
CyberRob
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CyberRob,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/31/2018 | 3:22:10 PM
Safe Spaces
Little Johnny finds a safe space for trolling!
CyberRob
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CyberRob,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/31/2018 | 3:27:20 PM
Awkward Silence
That look on your face when you forget to turn down the volume while "Surfing" your favorite internet sites!!!
RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
5/31/2018 | 3:34:30 PM
Caption: GDPR
"I know GDPR sounds scary Mark but hiding under your desk isn't going to make it go away!"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/31/2018 | 8:28:43 PM
j025
"I'm just trying to hide from the security alerts for a while."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/31/2018 | 8:30:51 PM
j026
"Mind your business! Surfing the dark web is supposed to be anonymous!"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/31/2018 | 8:34:00 PM
j027
"Are you crazy? I'm not coming out until EVERYONE reboots their routers!"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
5/31/2018 | 10:48:03 PM
j028
"Duck and cover! Auditors at 3 o'clock!"
RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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5/31/2018 | 10:48:48 PM
Re: j028
This probably hits close to home for a lot of people.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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5/31/2018 | 10:50:18 PM
j029
"I'm stuck and can't do anything. Can you put in a support ticket for me?"
jpatterson300
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jpatterson300,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/5/2018 | 1:45:25 PM
Acclimation
You can take the hacker out of Mom's basement...


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