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2/8/2019
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A Dog's Life: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners

What do a telephony protocol, butt-sniffing, and multifactor authentication have in common? A John Klossner cartoon! And the winners are ...

Dark Reading reader Len Sebesta earns the top honors and a $25 Amazon gift card for his  dog-surfing caption, penned below.

Tied for Second Place ($10 Amazon gift card) are MrPink10 for "It's a dog tweet dog world" and Fred Kreitzberg (aka FKREITZBERG980), threat researcher and owner of Be Cause There Be Dragons. Fred's caption: "I tried to get him to focus on App level permissions but he gave the 'Bone Finder' App access to everything."

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 our judges, John Klossner and the Dark Reading editorial team: Tim Wilson, Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheriden, Curtis Franklin, Jim Donahue, Gayle Kesten, 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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