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Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
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Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
7/12/2019 | 12:07:59 PM
New Caption Contest!
We provide the cartoon. You write the caption! Winner gets a $25 Amazon Gift Card. Go for it!
topa101
topa101,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/12/2019 | 3:02:13 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Cyber lifeguard: Bob! Bob! take your 10 minute Social media break!
fredvee
fredvee,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/12/2019 | 5:22:08 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
DUN DUN DUN DUN       ^
>Transmission Control Protocol, Src Port: 22609, Dst Port: 36324, Seq: 1, Ack: 1, Len: 1460<

"Get out of the cubicles! Get out of the cubicles! We're gonna need a bigger computer..."
Blaze007
Blaze007,
User Rank: Strategist
7/22/2019 | 12:23:24 PM
Re: New Caption Contest! "Phishing" vs. "Fishing"
Curiously, the use of lifeguards to thwart "fishing" at Bubba's Discount Software & Trinkets didn't prove to be as successful as initially anticipated.
ChildhoodMemory
ChildhoodMemory,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/2/2019 | 5:54:41 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Reminder: Wait one hour after eating before swimming in the VM Server Pool.
Tempest2004
Tempest2004,
User Rank: Strategist
7/12/2019 | 2:21:08 PM
Beat the Heat
Couldn't afford a manager with security experiance so they were told to bring someone if from outside.
syekim13
syekim13,
User Rank: Strategist
7/12/2019 | 2:24:05 PM
Beat the Heat
Cyber Guard Duty: "Don't click that email Karen!!!"
fredvee
fredvee,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/12/2019 | 5:29:46 PM
Caption
DUN DUN DUN DUN ^ >Transmission Control Protocol, Src Port: 22609, Dst Port: 36324, Seq: 1, Ack: 1, Len: 1460<  "Get out of the cubicles! Get out of the cubicles! We're gonna need a bigger computer..."
GWAIN
GWAIN,
User Rank: Strategist
7/12/2019 | 5:37:29 PM
Louder is Better
Tired of the repetitive excuses from employees of "not knowing" what they should and should not be doing after endless policy reviews?

Lifeguard Managed Security provides experienced personnel in maintaining the order you deserve.
tdsan
tdsan,
User Rank: Ninja
7/12/2019 | 7:09:26 PM
Accountability
At what point are we going to start making the employee accountable for their actions?

If we don't, then what is the point (i.e. GDPR)?

T
Ratteau
Ratteau,
User Rank: Strategist
7/15/2019 | 8:30:25 AM
Teri Garr, Office Lifeguard
Narrator: before deciding to go with their "Terry Tate, Office Linebacker" campaign, Adidas also considered "Teri Garr, Office Lifeguard" but wisely chose against it after a tragic CPR-wet towel-powerstrip incident.
vol_sec
vol_sec,
User Rank: Strategist
7/15/2019 | 9:51:58 AM
Cartoon Contest
Tom! You are out of scope, please lease in our DHCP pool.
Kristendean80
Kristendean80,
User Rank: Strategist
7/15/2019 | 9:56:11 AM
Re: Cartoon Contest
At least now I know my boss was listening when I said we were all drowning in paperwork.
Kristendean80
Kristendean80,
User Rank: Strategist
7/29/2019 | 10:17:21 AM
Cartoon Contest
Good News: IT security was included in the budget this year. We can now hire one high school student from June to August.
KarlK136
KarlK136,
User Rank: Strategist
7/29/2019 | 12:50:05 PM
Re: Cartoon Contest
thats an internship...
rfarnl
rfarnl,
User Rank: Strategist
7/15/2019 | 9:57:10 AM
Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
Planned vacation simulation
rafaelr123
rafaelr123,
User Rank: Strategist
7/15/2019 | 4:40:53 PM
Cyber lifegard on duty
Don't you worry

It's gonna be alright

cause I'm always ready

I won't let you out of my sight
atkinsonr
atkinsonr,
User Rank: Strategist
7/16/2019 | 7:26:21 AM
Token Code Timeout
You have 60 seconds to enter your token code before it changes. BEGIN!
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
7/16/2019 | 11:18:12 AM
js01
"Hey! Don't Task.Run on the pool!"
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
7/16/2019 | 11:20:01 AM
js02
"Jim, stop pretending you're drowning in tickets."
ColeyM951
ColeyM951,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/17/2019 | 12:03:04 PM
Security Monitor on Duty
"SpearPhish! Everyone out of the office!"
drmrs
drmrs,
User Rank: Strategist
7/17/2019 | 8:46:36 PM
Name that Toon: Beat the Heat
Sick messages detected "swimming" on your computer screen from polluted data entry. 
dspyros
dspyros,
User Rank: Strategist
7/18/2019 | 9:50:41 AM
Security Awareness Lifeguard
"They have taken our security awareness training way too far this time, can we go back to the online courses once a quarter?"
camerobabe
camerobabe,
User Rank: Strategist
7/18/2019 | 12:04:07 PM
Whaling Alert
Attention! Whaling Alert! Whaling Alert! Whaling attempt spotted in the CEO's email.
justmomoh
justmomoh,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/18/2019 | 4:09:21 PM
Cartoon caption
 "Your Subscription to life-guide is still active, dont be afraid to put your information online, I got your back"
donm5656
donm5656,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/18/2019 | 10:58:24 PM
Team Phish
All Right Team, lets just see who's L33T out there! First one to Phish a C Ring officer gets the rest of the day off! One rule - you can only type with one hand! 3-2-1-GO!
kennenga@gmail.com
[email protected],
User Rank: Apprentice
7/18/2019 | 11:18:19 PM
Excuse ME!
I said no running RDP in the lap pool! 
jeffmccollum
jeffmccollum,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/19/2019 | 1:10:58 PM
Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
"All security engineers and developers out of the pool! Time for the CISO swim!
mbartel1418
mbartel1418,
User Rank: Strategist
7/20/2019 | 3:57:05 PM
Caption
Now this is the worst micromanagment I've seen.
Ace2010
Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
7/21/2019 | 1:07:14 PM
Dangerous waters ahead!
Keep your eyes open! This area has been prone to WireShark attacks!
trichodon
trichodon,
User Rank: Strategist
7/22/2019 | 10:45:55 AM
Caption
We're ready for the deep dive into office spending!
Ace2010
Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
7/22/2019 | 2:27:29 PM
Not a vacation
Dan and Rhonda were not fooled by the company's attempt to make them believe they were relaxing on a beach somewhere.
Ace2010
Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
7/22/2019 | 2:30:52 PM
Phishing training
When all attempts to train their employees about Phishing failed, the company felt a more agressive approach was needed.
Ace2010
Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
7/22/2019 | 2:36:09 PM
Security Training
Due to their lack of understanding, when the execs heard that the company needed phishing training, this was their answer. Their employees were greatly relieved to find that the execs hadn't been told about Spear Phishing.
acampbell448
acampbell448,
User Rank: Ninja
7/23/2019 | 11:12:39 AM
Staycation
I've heard of Staycations but this is really taking it to another level!
KarlK136
KarlK136,
User Rank: Strategist
7/23/2019 | 11:25:10 AM
Come on, click it!
"Come on, click it. Click that link. 

A $25 Amazon gift card to the first person that clicks on that email link."
mkonopka
mkonopka,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/23/2019 | 11:47:32 AM
Phishing simulation
LG- Attention we have active phishing simulation, I repeat active phishing simulation do not click on that link...

User- Hmm new email from HR let me check this benefits link.

 
sgkmp
sgkmp,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/25/2019 | 12:14:26 PM
BIO Break
Everyone, please, stop what you are doing and step away from your workstations. I'll be away for a few minutes for a BIO break. YOu can resume work when I'back. Safety first. Tks.
USNAE10
USNAE10,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/25/2019 | 6:07:16 PM
SPF CNTL ALT DELETE
When your boss would rather be at the beach, but cybersecurity is breached!
cmcalicia
cmcalicia,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/27/2019 | 7:19:35 PM
Life Guards zgotta Shout
It's true, managers can be anyone, even lifeguards. To make me feel important I have this here megaphone.
kratiw
kratiw,
User Rank: Strategist
7/29/2019 | 9:35:46 AM
No swimming in the data lake!
The lake has been comproised by a virus and is currently close. Please report to quarantine now!

 
larriee
larriee,
User Rank: Guru
7/30/2019 | 11:23:52 AM
caption
"Who has any impediments they need rescuing from today?!"
albefranks
albefranks,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/30/2019 | 7:10:02 PM
Jane!...
Jane! Hey Jane! Reboot, please! .... Yes Jane now. 
MarkPrindle
MarkPrindle,
User Rank: Strategist
7/31/2019 | 2:16:51 PM
Pool caption
"When they invited me to join the office pool, I naturally thought..."
mcollins0092
mcollins0092,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/1/2019 | 2:04:22 PM
Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
When you apply for the Supervisor position, but you lied on your resume and you have no idea what you're doing.
clashe358
clashe358,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/7/2019 | 1:49:46 PM
The instructive guard
STROKE! STROKE!
Romteck
Romteck,
User Rank: Strategist
8/7/2019 | 8:48:40 PM
Caption Contest
Hey you!
Yes, you. No Running ... as Admin. Save that for your own network at home.
Romteck
Romteck,
User Rank: Strategist
8/7/2019 | 8:55:32 PM
Caption Contest
Oh the lifeguard?
It was an unfortunate typo in a memo stating "We need someone to handle GDPR" was autocorrected to "We need someone to handle CPR".
On the upside, we have to wait for 30 minutes after lunch before being allowed back at our desks.
Eromeu
Eromeu,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/13/2019 | 1:25:21 PM
Cybersecurity Awareness
Guarantee: Our Cybersecurity Awareness messages will get to our end users!
PajamaSam
PajamaSam,
User Rank: Strategist
8/14/2019 | 3:54:51 PM
Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
Walk!
LauraA445
LauraA445,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/15/2019 | 5:04:48 PM
Re: New End Point Security
Everyone remain calm during software updates, sharks can smell vunerabilties !
LevA532
LevA532,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/18/2019 | 10:02:45 AM
Lifeguard on Duty
Lifeguard: [ waving naval flags ] Slide back to the firewall! You are blocking the ports! Repeat! You are blocking the bubble ports!

[...]

Lifeguard: [ through bullhorn ] THE ENTIRE STAFF APPRECIATES YOUR COOPERATION!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
printershredder
printershredder,
User Rank: Apprentice
9/25/2019 | 8:55:23 AM
Beat the Heat: misreading the thermostat
Delores was a literal programmer preferring fixed values in source code wherever possible and badly misunderstood a colleague that said, "I'm drowing in work".


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