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printershredder
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printershredder,
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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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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!!
LauraA445
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8/15/2019 | 5:04:48 PM
Re: New End Point Security
Everyone remain calm during software updates, sharks can smell vunerabilties !
PajamaSam
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8/14/2019 | 3:54:51 PM
Name That Toon: Beat the Heat
Walk!
acampbell448
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8/14/2019 | 1:18:18 PM
Winning or Doing it Right?
Ok.   Everyone knows it's only the one with the most lines of code that wins the bonus.....   Ready Set CODE!
Eromeu
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Eromeu,
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8/13/2019 | 1:25:21 PM
Cybersecurity Awareness
Guarantee: Our Cybersecurity Awareness messages will get to our end users!
kratiw
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8/12/2019 | 4:23:03 PM
Productivity exercise!
Key ... stroke! Key ... stroke! Key ... stroke! Key ... stroke! Key ... stroke! Key ... stroke! 
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8/9/2019 | 1:48:48 PM
Heated Match Point
"Ladies and gentlemen, this third-round match is the best-of-three tie breaker. Each of you will have 1 minute to examine 10 different emails and determine which one is the real phishing email.  Any ransomware demands will be your responsibility and good luck."
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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.
Romteck
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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.
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