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2/6/2018
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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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ianrod
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ianrod,
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2/6/2018 | 10:32:40 AM
Caption
About that Meltdown patch...
JohnM217
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JohnM217,
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2/6/2018 | 5:20:26 PM
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It looks like John fell victim to a sinkhole attach.
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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2/12/2018 | 1:52:22 PM
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Fred and Irma realized that the company's termination protocol had turned severe. 
Vexel
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Vexel,
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2/6/2018 | 10:38:41 AM
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"We should've read the 'Rules of Engagement' section for the Penetration Testing more closely."
jthomaj
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jthomaj,
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2/7/2018 | 7:59:53 AM
Name That Toon
'Mind the gender gap'
DavidRandolph
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DavidRandolph,
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2/7/2018 | 4:52:02 PM
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I told him not to print out the security policies.
alwrick
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alwrick,
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2/8/2018 | 1:44:12 PM
Deep Learning as a caption?
What do you mean Deep Learning?
FKREITZBERG980
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FKREITZBERG980,
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2/8/2018 | 7:34:19 PM
Caption Contest Entry
John was checking his 401K. Market must be down again.
33jjj
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33jjj,
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2/10/2018 | 7:08:21 PM
Name That Toon
The fall quarter seems to really be getting to him.
michaelgop
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michaelgop,
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2/12/2018 | 11:47:20 AM
Correction
Don't worry, it's just a market correction. He'll bounce back...
BrianN060
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BrianN060,
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2/12/2018 | 12:55:02 PM
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Second thoughts about the company's early retirement offer?
glitz
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glitz,
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2/12/2018 | 4:05:06 PM
Caption Contest
I thought they patched that vulnerabilty!
DocSwamp
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DocSwamp,
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2/12/2018 | 5:49:45 PM
Caption Contest
I think the Cyber Security folks set the Virus definition sensitivity a little too high. I thought she only had a cold.
REISEN1955
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2/13/2018 | 8:56:31 AM
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Bill realized his delete key indeed held magical powers.
jabeatty
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jabeatty,
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2/13/2018 | 9:23:11 AM
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Wow. Dave really isn't here, man.
MarileeP681
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MarileeP681,
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2/13/2018 | 9:58:08 AM
He should have made a new pot of coffee when he took the last cup.
He should have made a new pot of coffee when he took the last cup.
thuddome
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2/13/2018 | 10:06:18 AM
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The new content filtering system seems a little harsh...
StephenP787
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2/13/2018 | 2:21:36 PM
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Thats a heavy workload...
ankavosk
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ankavosk,
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2/14/2018 | 9:14:55 AM
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And I totally forgot that the Automation Policy has been approved.
ankavosk
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2/14/2018 | 9:17:22 AM
Cartoon Contest Application
When you take mining seriously. 
NCAdmin
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2/14/2018 | 10:55:13 AM
Name that toon caption
I warned him that his programming was code heavy!
jehall6
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2/14/2018 | 1:58:10 PM
Name that Toon: Disappearing Act
See management has completed the annual cyber security budget review and apparently has made some cuts!
broganj23
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2/14/2018 | 3:32:22 PM
Dark Web
I guess Bob was serious when he said he was going to join an underground network of criminals on the dark web
Samtheseagull
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2/14/2018 | 6:43:25 PM
name that toon
Think Clark has slliiped out for a while, can you email site service, Bob.
mwrightinmt
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mwrightinmt,
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2/15/2018 | 11:53:33 AM
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Turns out Bob's job really does suck.
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THowcroft,
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2/16/2018 | 10:27:35 AM
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Efforts to encourage the use of "active desks" have yet to prove effective.
jridgeii
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jridgeii,
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2/16/2018 | 12:58:52 PM
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One agent too many was installed on Bob's desktop.
lakers85
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2/19/2018 | 2:51:22 PM
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Welcome to the pit of misery.
lakers85
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2/19/2018 | 2:51:37 PM
Dily Dily
Welcome to the pit of misery.
Kristendean80
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2/19/2018 | 10:17:03 PM
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So let's just apply the security patch and you will see that nothing....................................happens!!
johnnyairforce
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johnnyairforce,
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2/20/2018 | 2:24:53 PM
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Bob's projects always seem to fall through.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/20/2018 | 10:40:20 PM
js1
"I think I found our security gap."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/20/2018 | 10:42:48 PM
js2
"Wow. Our social media pages really blew up after that last post."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/21/2018 | 1:37:58 AM
js3
"I warned them the new guy wouldn't know AWS from a hole in the ground."
jehall6
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jehall6,
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2/21/2018 | 1:55:20 PM
Name That Toon: Disappearing Act
Looks like the last website Bob visited sent him to a DNS Blackhole.
dbweir19
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2/21/2018 | 5:21:41 PM
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40 years ago when Phil's helicopter crashed deep in the jungles of Borneo he survived for weeks alone using nothing but the primitive traps and hunting techniques he learned from jungle people.  He never thought these same skills would be useful in corporate world.
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2/22/2018 | 3:02:23 PM
To Cheryls surprise, the Artificial Intelligence vendor never said to reinforce the floors...
To Cheryl's surprise, the Artificial Intelligence vendor never said to reinforce the floors...
CharlesB750
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CharlesB750,
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2/23/2018 | 2:19:32 PM
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