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4/5/2019
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Advanced Persistent Threat: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners

From sushi and phishing to robots, passwords and ninjas -- and the winners are ...

Mike Epplin (mepplin), Tampa, Fla., earns the top honors and a $25 Amazon gift card for his apt APT-related caption, inked below by cartoonist John Klossner. When not writing cartoon captions, Epplin's day job is presales engineer at Respond Software.

Second place ($10 Amazon gift card) goes to Kristen Dean (Kristendean80), digital marketing director, PMark Inc., LaFargeville, NY, for her clever "Your 'Low On Ink' light is on again.”

Many thanks to everyone who entered the contest with all their puns and clever observations, and to our loyal readers who cheered the contestants on. Also, a shout out to the judges: John Klossner and the Dark Reading editorial team: Tim Wilson, Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheriden, Curtis Franklin, Jim Donahue, Gayle Kesten, Terry Sweeney, and yours truly.

If you haven't had a chance to read all the entries, 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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