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3/9/2017
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Mobile (In)security: Dark Reading Cartoon Caption Contest Winners

Clever word play on mobile ransomware, cloud and the Internet of Things. And the winners are ...

Wacky humor and clever word-play were on display – yet again - in Dark Reading’s latest cartoon caption contest. More than 100 of you submitted hysterical entries on topics ranging from mobile ransomware, cloud apps and a biblical reference to the Internet of Things.

So without further ado, kudos to our first-place winner BrookC827 for the winning caption, penned below by cartoonist John Klossner.

Honorable mentions – and there were too many to mention – and $10 Amazon gift cards go to two runners-up: binaryblogger, who in real life is Drew Koenig, a senior security solution architect at Magenic for "When I said we should throw the mobile apps in the cloud I didn't think they'd take me literally," and PsophosThey've had to update the Bible. It used to be a plague of locusts now it's the Internet of Things.”

Many thanks to everyone who entered the contest and to all our loyal readers who cheered the contestants on. Also a shoutout to our judges, John Klossner, and the Dark Reading editorial team: Tim Wilson, Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheridan, and yours truly. If you haven’t had a chance to read all the submissions, be sure to check them out today.

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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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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/16/2017 | 11:33:29 AM
Congratulations
Congrats, BrookC et al.!

There were some really good ones this past month.
Shantaram
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Shantaram,
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3/17/2017 | 9:36:17 AM
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Congratulations too! Its really cool!
marting123
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marting123,
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3/30/2017 | 11:36:19 AM
Agree with you
Really very cool tool, agree with you.
kevjanvier
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kevjanvier,
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4/25/2017 | 11:51:32 AM
Re: Congratulations
I'm french and i have translate your article in French to read hjim. Nice job and good tool !!
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