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Staircase to the Cloud: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners

A humorous nod to the lack of gender equity in cybersecurity hiring was our judges' unanimous choice. And the winners are ...

First Prize (a $25 Amazon gift card) goes to Robin Bader, IT operations manager at the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) in Chigao, Ill. The winning caption:

Second prize, a $10 Amazon gift card, to Ahmed Elezaby for: 

Well, he was saying something about exploiting a privilege escalation vuln, and then poof.

The two captions bested 44 other 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 the contestants on. If you haven't had a chance to read all the entries, be sure to check them out today.

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Check out The Edge, Dark Reading's new section for features, threat data, and in-depth perspectives. Today's featured story: "Name that Toon: Private Button Eye."

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 ... View Full Bio
 

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