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6/1/2015
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Comic: A Small Data Breach

In case of broken glass, call it an emergency.

To the CEO, there probably isn't such a thing as a small data breach.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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StaceyE
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7/31/2015 | 11:53:18 AM
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By the time the story was done the listeners were surely bewildered!

 

And thanks! Made a trip to Manhatten last month and it was beautiful!
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Technocrati,
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7/2/2015 | 12:49:06 PM
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@Joe   Execs wear short sleeve shirts ?
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Technocrati,
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7/2/2015 | 12:47:40 PM
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@StacyE   No doubt !    I can hear it now ...."Well ah....."   

 

P.S. Nice pic !  : ) 
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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6/30/2015 | 10:17:06 PM
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Ha! I am positive whoever delivered that message tried to sugar coat it!
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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6/30/2015 | 10:02:08 PM
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Haha. .that can quickly get out of hand too!
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StaceyE,
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6/30/2015 | 10:00:30 PM
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An executive trying to downplay something? NO! It couldn't be!
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Joe Stanganelli,
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6/2/2015 | 2:47:01 AM
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> I really don't get the illustration

The joke is this: the numbers -- the data -- are escaping out through a large broken window; the data loss is enormously obvious and plain while the executive on the right tries to downplay it.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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6/2/2015 | 2:45:35 AM
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Alternatively, if you imagine that the numbers are coming in through the window instead of going out, it becomes a joke about big data.
Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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6/1/2015 | 7:32:55 PM
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I really don't get the illustration, but the general topic reminds of how this type of news was probably relayed to the C-suits at Sony.
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