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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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6/2/2015 | 2:47:01 AM
Re: Do you have a Second ? I have something really important to Speak with you about .....
> 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.
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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.
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