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1/3/2020
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John Klossner
John Klossner
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The Edge Cartoon Caption Contest: Latest Winners, New Toon 'Like a Boss'

Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.

It's that time again. Want to be the first Edge caption contest winner of the decade? Submit your caption for John Klossner's new cartoon (above) in the comments here, and our editors will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card. The contest ends Jan. 31. If you don't want to enter a caption, help us pick a winner by voting on the submissions. Click thumbs-up for those you find funny; thumbs-down, not so. Editorial comments are encouraged and welcomed.

Want to be the first caption contest winner of 2020? Here are the clever wordsmiths you'll have to beat.

 

October

 

First place went to kratiw for the gem of a caption, above: "There's the red team again. Tilting at windmills." 

Second place: "I've heard of using alternative power sources for Disaster Recovery but this is ridiculous." Courtesy of jevans1230, aka Jeff Evans, information security systems officer for Bank OZK.

 

November

 

First place goes to zydog, aka Sy VanderMeulen, Security Engineer, VDA Labs for the caption above, "What do you mean, this isn't what you meant by the 'Rolling Update'?" 

Runner-up: "Well they said we could charge our cars at work." From Derrick Bowman, cybersecurity specialist

 

December

First place goes to PLRAMOS, otherwise known as Pedro Ramos, an infosec solutions architect in Boston, for the caption above: "Did you remember to send Santa our Privacy Policy and Liability Release Form?" 

Second place: "I know Dad means well, but if Santa was bad, wouldn't he hack Alexa first?" -- courtesy of Dredger23, aka Derrick Bowman, cybersecurity specialist

Submit your entries for this new cartoon and be our first winner of 2020! Click here for contest rules. For advice on how to beat the competition, check out How To Win A Cartoon Caption Contest.

 

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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fighter323
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fighter323,
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1/15/2020 | 4:20:47 PM
Cartoon Caption
"Is this because the server crashed last night?"
pmauriks
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pmauriks,
User Rank: Apprentice
1/13/2020 | 5:32:59 PM
Cartoon Caption.
SAFETY FIRST! We found that with Agile, Fail fast, Fail often . . . we needed someone Robbie's unique talents.
Bunds
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Bunds,
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1/12/2020 | 11:21:26 PM
Like a Boss Caption
Our new team member comes with extensive experience of Impact Assessments
Tempest2004
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Tempest2004,
User Rank: Ninja
1/10/2020 | 2:53:46 PM
AI Boss
It can translate 24,000 security terms into language the business can understand and a built in powerpoint projector to display the audience appropriate bullet points on the elevator wall.
frank008
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frank008,
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1/6/2020 | 10:00:49 AM
Re: Cartoon Caption
Not sure the new the CISO has as much confidence in the new security tools as he says 
zrocklive
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zrocklive,
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1/6/2020 | 8:56:55 AM
Like a boss
Who would have thought the creator of all the "For Dummies" books was actually a dummy!
NeonMosfet
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NeonMosfet,
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1/5/2020 | 11:02:51 AM
Caption
We had to let him continue to use the dvd. Streamers clashed with his wallpapers.
morpheus1729
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morpheus1729,
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1/3/2020 | 9:35:06 PM
Re: Cartoon Caption
Looking on the bright side, we will have someone who can make shutting up himself perfectly natural when told so. 
MattB32201
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MattB32201,
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1/3/2020 | 12:01:45 PM
Cartoon Caption
"I know I suggested that a crash dummy could do better than the old CISO, but I never thought they'd actually do it"
Dredger23
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Dredger23,
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1/3/2020 | 11:27:38 AM
Pen Testing to the EXTREME
Bob has recently past the latest Pen Testing course and is ready to try brute forcing the firewall.
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