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5/10/2019
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John Klossner
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John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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5/10/2019 | 2:29:52 PM
New Cartoon Caption Contest starts today!
Enter and win a prize..
mbartel1418
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mbartel1418,
User Rank: Strategist
5/10/2019 | 3:40:24 PM
Re: New Cartoon Caption Contest starts today!
I told you we needed to pass that cybersecurity training class.
akosyak
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akosyak,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/16/2019 | 1:31:55 PM
Re: New Cartoon Caption Contest starts today!
It's a bit cumbersome - but I've never felt more secure!
ntwalk
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ntwalk,
User Rank: Strategist
5/21/2019 | 9:38:32 AM
Keys, we don't need no stinkin' keys.
Could you pass the hash, I really have to use the bathroom!
Blaze007
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Blaze007,
User Rank: Strategist
5/28/2019 | 1:34:19 PM
Security Posture
"So this is what those Security folk mean when they talk about improving our security posture! I gotta hand it to them, I've never had better neck support!"
isolovey
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isolovey,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/29/2019 | 3:09:30 PM
Cartoon Caption: PadLock
Ransomware is getting out of control
mbartel1418
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mbartel1418,
User Rank: Strategist
5/10/2019 | 3:39:09 PM
caption
I told you we needed to pass that cybersecurity training.
LeewardBear
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LeewardBear,
User Rank: Strategist
5/10/2019 | 3:57:13 PM
May Cartoon
I've heard of "vendor lock-in", but this is ridiculous!
corbincofer
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corbincofer,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/10/2019 | 4:10:27 PM
Name That Toon: End User Lockdown
"Our company really takes SSO seriously!"
Tempest2004
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Tempest2004,
User Rank: Ninja
5/10/2019 | 11:31:11 PM
End User Lockdown
I sent the screen lockout requirement to the Physical Security DL by mistake
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 11:58:18 AM
MS
When we were told we were moving to a culture more like Microsoft, I thought it was going to be a good thing!
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 12:06:44 PM
Key to Success
I never realizes that the "key" to success was going to open a physical lock!
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 12:09:04 PM
Lock down
There must have a been a very serious security breach...they've really locked us down this time!
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 12:11:20 PM
Keys
Do you think these use a shared key, or a public/private combination?
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 12:13:22 PM
Hashing
I sure hope these aren't hashed...If they are, this is irreversible...
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 12:19:17 PM
2FA
I was told that we were implementing a two factor Auth program...This must be what management considers to be the level 2 part...something you have.
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 1:07:01 PM
Job Security
I guess this means we're pretty "secure" in our jobs!
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
User Rank: Strategist
5/11/2019 | 1:09:40 PM
Non IT People
This is what non IT people think is securing our systems.
BuddyMac
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BuddyMac,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/13/2019 | 9:28:40 AM
Security Policies
At first I thought the new security policies would be too restrictive, but to tell you the truth, I hardly notice anything different!
CWPS
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CWPS,
User Rank: Strategist
5/13/2019 | 9:31:04 AM
Caption
If you duck down, & shift your right shoulder up ..it comes off :)

 
blightsey3921
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5/13/2019 | 9:41:34 AM
This ransomware has really gotten my attention....I need to dispose of that last cup of coffee!
This ransomware has really gotten my attention....I need to dispose of that last cup of coffee!
SurviveIT
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SurviveIT,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/13/2019 | 9:43:30 AM
Caption Contest Entry
Wasn't the new TLS version supposed to be a light protocol?
matt025
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matt025,
User Rank: Strategist
5/13/2019 | 9:57:22 AM
Locky strikes again!
I told you the Locky ransomware was still in circulation, but you just had to try the link anyway!!!.....
lakers85
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lakers85,
User Rank: Strategist
5/14/2019 | 9:52:45 AM
Best Practices?
Do you think this is what they meant when they talked about 'user lockdown' during the Active Directory Security & Best Practices seminar the other day?
Kristendean80
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Kristendean80,
User Rank: Strategist
5/14/2019 | 10:38:44 AM
PEBKAC Error
PEBKAC error has occurred. Problem Exist Between Keyboard And Chair
rafaelr123
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rafaelr123,
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5/14/2019 | 4:52:32 PM
Toon
Did you click on that link I sent you?

Yep...
Hyznbrg
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Hyznbrg,
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5/14/2019 | 5:13:04 PM
CRM
Maybe we should try the WIFI to get to our CRM!
tedelblute
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tedelblute,
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5/15/2019 | 8:07:51 PM
Lockdown
These system lockdowns are begining to weigh heavily on me.
DnsBeastMode
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DnsBeastMode,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/15/2019 | 9:36:55 PM
Well then...
"I see they pushed out a new group policy..."
lunny
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lunny,
User Rank: Strategist
5/16/2019 | 10:54:02 AM
Phishing
I failed 472 Phishing simulations.  You?
abbyross
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abbyross,
User Rank: Strategist
5/16/2019 | 11:57:59 AM
Name that Toon
"I better tell my wife I won't be home for dinner."

"I told mine I was going phishing."
BillyTequila
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BillyTequila,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/16/2019 | 12:00:46 PM
Name that toon
We need an updated  Remote Access Policy! 
hvaughn
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hvaughn,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/17/2019 | 3:42:48 PM
Meh
Carl: We are now SECURE!

Janet: Whatever...
wstrong
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wstrong,
User Rank: Strategist
5/17/2019 | 7:01:46 PM
caption
Who replaced the "Scroll Lock" key with a "Screen Lock" key?
lassobscure
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lassobscure,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2019 | 7:38:49 AM
Caption Contest
We have been "PAD"locked! Would have prefered being "SHER"locked.
gfreas
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gfreas,
User Rank: Author
5/20/2019 | 1:42:28 PM
Caption
"This new workplace productivity policy really has us on lockdown."
JohnM217
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JohnM217,
User Rank: Strategist
5/20/2019 | 3:51:57 PM
Re: Pending Review
Talk about vendor lock in...
spyder23
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spyder23,
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5/21/2019 | 6:45:02 AM
"isn't the lock too small for us ! "
"isn't the lock too small for us ! "
LCoughlan
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LCoughlan,
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5/21/2019 | 7:29:22 AM
Caption
I guess the boss' adoption of Asian work practices didn't just include morning yoga.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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5/22/2019 | 3:38:44 PM
j01
"To be fair, biometrics didn't really make sense in this context."
Joe Stanganelli
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5/22/2019 | 3:41:08 PM
j02
"I knew there'd be trouble once their non-compete clause was struck down as invalid."
Joe Stanganelli
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5/22/2019 | 3:42:24 PM
j03
"Hey, if you have nothing to hide, you shouldn't have anything to complain about."
Joe Stanganelli
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5/22/2019 | 3:43:08 PM
j04
"Cheer up. Tomorrow we get to wear jeans."
JohnGarret
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JohnGarret,
User Rank: Strategist
5/22/2019 | 4:08:58 PM
AI 1
Where is artificial intelligence when it's most needed?
JohnGarret
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JohnGarret,
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5/22/2019 | 4:13:36 PM
AI 2
We were told we were working with artificial intelligence.

Not that they force us to be the "artificial intelligence" for "User any customer or Vendor name"
REISEN1955
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5/23/2019 | 8:50:19 AM
Re: Pending Review
Ben saw that management takes locked-down situations very seriously.

 
PaulV972
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5/24/2019 | 2:01:32 PM
Caption
I told you we should worry abit more about vendor lock-in.
RetiredUser
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RetiredUser,
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5/25/2019 | 12:27:45 PM
Not an Entry - Just for Fun
"Well, if you hadn't made us skip the Lockpicking Village at DEF CON this year, MAYBE this wouldn't be an issue!"
Bleachers
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Bleachers,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/27/2019 | 1:12:56 PM
Padlocked systems cartoon caption
Don't tell me I can't overclock!
ChrisR430
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User Rank: Apprentice
5/28/2019 | 11:48:27 AM
Cartoon Caption
I guess the new security policy works, but it really makes bio breaks a hassle
rootbid
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rootbid,
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5/28/2019 | 1:54:05 PM
Solidity
Client-side security.
acampbell448
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5/30/2019 | 9:23:43 AM
Pentest coming!
I think we are ready now for the pentesters to come on site!
Kristendean80
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6/3/2019 | 9:22:50 AM
Locked out
I dont always type my password wrong, but when I do, I make sure to repeat it until Im locked out!
mroberts1161
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6/3/2019 | 10:09:34 AM
Name That Toon: End User Lockdown
Audit day? What gave it away?
tharmsen
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tharmsen,
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6/5/2019 | 3:56:32 AM
Privileged Account Management
Our security team are taking accountability a bit far?
rfarnl
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rfarnl,
User Rank: Strategist
6/6/2019 | 9:39:57 AM
My request for a day off has been denied
My request for a day off was denied
Koalaking
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Koalaking,
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6/6/2019 | 11:10:42 AM
New Person
The new person the hired has gone a bit too far....
syekim13
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6/6/2019 | 11:12:59 AM
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