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1/17/2020
10:00 AM
John Klossner
John Klossner
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Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud

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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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1/17/2020 | 10:52:48 AM
New Caption Contest!

Give us your best shot! You might win an Amazon gift card!
cdaneena
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cdaneena,
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1/17/2020 | 12:19:46 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
So what'd you do to get sent down here?
JamieG606
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JamieG606,
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1/20/2020 | 8:53:38 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Bob's out fixing our servers in the cloud.
Cyberkashi
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Cyberkashi,
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1/29/2020 | 5:57:29 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Oh that?  Facilities said the IT guys want to run some cables in a raised ceiling.
bmcgonigle
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bmcgonigle,
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1/30/2020 | 12:22:09 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Leadership asked for a cheap cloud backup solution so we're storing the nightly tapes in the drop ceiling. 
CyberInstructor
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CyberInstructor,
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1/30/2020 | 12:49:37 PM
Toxicity Ratings?
Do you think there's plenum in the ceiling?  
ClifBlanchard
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1/30/2020 | 3:40:52 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
The new intern put a bedroll up ther, he calls it his loft apartment.
swaddy69
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swaddy69,
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2/6/2020 | 4:33:11 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
Audit said secure the wireless access points.  I found the ladder, I'm going to bring a lock and chain tomorrow then we can close the finding.
AngelVipxX
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AngelVipxX,
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2/9/2020 | 6:56:00 PM
Re: New Caption Contest!
I've heard about saving your documents in the cloud, but this is ridiculous!
ANON1252597614247
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ANON1252597614247,
User Rank: Strategist
1/17/2020 | 11:45:23 AM
Glass ceiling
It is too bad the ceiling is made of glass!
iatassi
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iatassi,
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1/17/2020 | 2:29:08 PM
Caption
We have a backdoor in the ceiling
hamlin841
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hamlin841,
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1/17/2020 | 4:25:04 PM
Cartoon Caption
Yeah, Phil is our new Cloud technician and the thing in his cube in a new cloud access tool.
i2003
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i2003,
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1/19/2020 | 10:16:43 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
Didn't they built the stairway to the cloud in the wrong direction?
ClaytonCyber
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1/21/2020 | 10:03:00 AM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
"Oh Jacob? He got a better offer."
dunham.james@comcast.net
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du[email protected],
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1/21/2020 | 4:54:06 PM
Re: Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
Oh, Bill? He's kind of old-school, but one of our best Cloud developers.
Deadsnott
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1/23/2020 | 7:37:03 AM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
I've never actually seen the corporate ladder before.
reg2385
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reg2385,
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1/23/2020 | 11:57:09 AM
Cartoon contest
 

It's a PEN test of our cloud security.
Cyu2no
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Cyu2no,
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1/25/2020 | 10:42:28 PM
Name that toon
Oh, that old thing, it's left over from the industrial revolution, think it had something to do with Led Zeppelin.
Cyu2no
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1/28/2020 | 12:50:12 PM
Stuck in the 70s
Must be a Communication Breakdown!
RSR55
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1/27/2020 | 9:40:17 AM
to the top
Yeah, so Dave said something about "a faster way to the top", next thing I know there's tthis ladder...
jrig1842
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1/27/2020 | 3:24:17 PM
Miracles Never Cease
I am pretty sure I just saw Morgan Freeman walking around.
attyaden
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1/28/2020 | 8:55:24 AM
Cloud Integration
Tom's working on our new cloud service model.
acampbell448
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1/28/2020 | 11:35:35 AM
Ladder programing?
When they did the interview the new industrial controls programmer said he was an expert in building ladder, but I"m not sure this is what we meant!
acampbell448
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1/28/2020 | 11:50:05 AM
Stairway to Heaven
Ethan's been listing to Zepplin again!   He just takes these things to literally......
Dredger23
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1/29/2020 | 10:36:19 AM
Weak points
The CISO told security to get a better overview of the office and find the weak points. Clearly, no one checked the overhead.
StephenP787
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1/29/2020 | 12:02:09 PM
Career Ladder
I was asking about our progression steps and this is what they provided me.
jtommy
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jtommy,
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1/29/2020 | 3:12:12 PM
Caption
Physical Security Privilege Escalation
JohnM217
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JohnM217,
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1/29/2020 | 6:27:35 PM
Caption
Johnson found a different way to climb the corporate ladder.
Elezaby
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Elezaby,
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1/30/2020 | 4:10:56 AM
Caption
Well, he was saying something about exploiting a privilege escalation vuln, and then poof
akkumulator
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akkumulator,
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1/31/2020 | 3:49:43 AM
ladder
Your manager said you wanted to quit unless you could climb the corporate ladder.
simonasim414
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2/2/2020 | 5:42:03 AM
Name that Toon
Do they think we would work faster after they have put the coffee machine up there?
Yonel RodolfoH341
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2/2/2020 | 8:25:49 PM
toon name
absent in search
acstudent
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acstudent,
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2/3/2020 | 11:02:19 PM
caption contest
Oh, it makes me wonder.
Scott_in_Mesa
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Scott_in_Mesa,
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2/4/2020 | 9:46:44 AM
Staircase comment follows...
He said something about working on the Cloud.
adoherty185
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adoherty185,
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2/4/2020 | 1:24:04 PM
Name that Toon
Shadow IT
kmf5361
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kmf5361,
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2/11/2020 | 4:50:33 PM
Re: Name that Toon
I know Bob said he was climbing the corporate ladder, but this is ridiculous!
jchatmon146
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2/4/2020 | 11:28:02 PM
Staircase to the Cloud
Up you go.
bina
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bina,
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2/6/2020 | 10:29:52 AM
Glass Ceiling
Finally, Jane just broke the glass ceiling!
DavidT30303
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2/7/2020 | 9:57:47 AM
Name that Toon
Once I get the antenna installed, then I will get all the sports channels.
DavM
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DavM,
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2/9/2020 | 7:27:37 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
They forgot to take it away last night after installing a covert security camera.  
DavM
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DavM,
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2/9/2020 | 7:30:37 PM
Name that Toon: Staircase to the Cloud
They forgot to take it away last night after installing a covert security camera.  
trichodon
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2/11/2020 | 1:17:11 PM
Caption Contest
Management wants us to close all the backdoors to the cloud.
jduggins271
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2/11/2020 | 3:59:41 PM
Cartoon:
Management just sent up Maintenance guy, he said he was here to stop the leaks!
mmiracle198
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2/12/2020 | 8:11:13 AM
Name that Toon; Staircase to the Cloud
The secure cloud access project budget got cut.
Tempest2004
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2/15/2020 | 5:36:18 PM
Show me the cloud
The Boss says "if I am paying 4 million a year for the cloud I want to see it!"  So Liz bought the largest ballon she could find and is attaching it to the ceiling.
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