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Caption This! Contest

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2012

Give us a security-related caption & enter to win a Kindle Fire!

Did you know over 100 devices were reported lost or stolen on campus in 2011 alone? Between October 1 and October 31, 2012, add a security-related caption to one or all the images below for a chance to win a Kindle Fire or one of two (no, three!) $25 gift certificates to the University Store. Free UMass IT T-shirts will be available for all entries while supplies last. Winners will be announced on Thursday, November 1.

   © Benny Mazur

Yes, Amazon, I do authorize you to use the credit card on file for that order from

Trista Monica Ristvedt
Amazon Kindle Winner

 © UMass IT Staff

There is no taco salad that is worth losing your laptop. Secure your electronics.

Kerry Anna Williams
$25 Gift Card Winner

© Andreea Chelaru

Pro-tip: Supplement your bunny armada with antivirus software and a laptop lock to keep your data safe from thieves.
Stan Najmr
$25 Gift Card Winner

© Daryl Mitchell

Can't steal this phone.. guess I'll have to settle for yours! Protect your belongings!

May Sen Chin
$25 Gift Card Winner

  • Contest is limited to UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff. Valid email address required.
  • Click an image, then add a caption in the Comments area. Multiple submissions are allowed. 
  • Captions must be related to computing security.
  • Winning entries will be selected based on creativity, humor, and relevance, among other criteria.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst Information Technologies (UMass Amherst IT) will moderate and approve all submitted image captions, and reserves the right to reject any image caption whose content does not meet the entry requirements or judging criteria or is deemed inappropriate for the purposes of this contest.

This contest is part of Cyber Security Awareness Month 2012 at UMass Amherst. Sponsored by University of Massachusetts Amherst Information Technologies (UMass Amherst IT).