In Pictures: The most mortifying moments in IT security history

From Lockheed Martin and HBGary Federal to the US government and Cornell University, no one is immune to humiliating security glitches

“The audits done by our QSAs (qualified security assessors) were of no value whatsoever,” – Heartland Payment Systems CEO Robert Carr, speaking to the press in 2009 after the break-in into the vulnerable payment systems network, for which criminal Albert Gonzalez was later convicted for stealing card data.

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