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

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“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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