5th Anniversary Giveaway!

I started my podcast, Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons, on March 8th, 2017. Hard to believe I’ve been doing this every week for five years! The show has come a long way over these years. And I decided to celebrate this milestone with a massive giveaway! Scroll down to see the prizes and enter the giveaway! Scroll all the way down for the nitty gritty details.

GRAND PRIZE (1 winner, USA only – $627 value)

One lucky winner will receive a bunch of great books and free subscriptions to privacy and security services!

Due to shipping, the winner must be in the United States. And no, the bookends aren’t included. 🙂

Tier 2 (4 winners – $339 value)

Available to anyone, worldwide:

Tier 3 (5 winners – $125 value)

Available to anyone, worldwide:

Entry Form

Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons 5th Anniversary Giveaway!

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Nitty Gritty Details

See the “Terms and Conditions” at the bottom left of the entry form above for lots of legal stuff.

How winners will be chosen:
All winners will be randomly chosen. The more entries you have, the higher your odds of winning.

How winners will be announced:

Winners will first be announced on my podcast. (I’ll announce your first name and last initial.) I will reach out to all winners via email, using the address provided.

When winners will be announced:
The podcast announcing the winners will come out Monday April 4th, 2022, around 8am Eastern time. Later that day, I will send an email to each winner. (Be sure to check your spam folder, just in case.)

How prizes will be delivered:

  • For the Grand Prize, I will reach out using the email address provided to get your shipping address (again, USA only).
  • For all Tier 2 and Tier 3 prizes, I will send you the prize via email, using the address provided.

When prizes will be delivered:

  • All digital items will be sent to the email address you provided within 24 hours after the contest ends.
  • All physical items (Grand Prize only) will be shipped by Wednesday, April 6th. Note that I’ll probably use “media mail” service, which can take longer to deliver. I’ll email you to with shipping details.
  • Stuff happens, but barring extenuating circumstances, the above timing will be honored.


I’ll pack the books up nicely for shipping, but I won’t be able to do anything if the books are damaged or lost in shipping. Let’s hope this isn’t an issue.

Privacy Policy:
I will only use your info to announce and notify the winners, and to deliver the prizes. However, I can’t control what the contest host (Gleam.io) does. If you’re interested, you can read their privacy policy here.

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