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6/8/2018
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Threat Landscape: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners

Insider threats -- desktop attacks, security awareness, caffeine -- all worthy contenders in our cartoon caption competition. And the winners are ...

There was an abundance of geeky humor and clever puns on display — yet again —  among the 90 entries to Dark Reading's latest cartoon caption contest. The hysterical submissions kept our editorial team smiling for days. Here are the results:

First prize, a $25 Amazon gift card, goes to REISEN1955, also known as Robert Eisenhardt, a forensic investigator with Fiserv, Alpharetta, GA, for his incognito browsing-themed caption penned below by cartoonist John Klossner.

Second prize — a $10 Amazon gift card — to GWAIN, for "Under here. I got an email saying my desktop was compromised." 

Many thanks to everyone who entered the contest, 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 Sheridan, Curt 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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