All Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative articles
Web hosting company fined in DOJ cyber fraud case
Web hosting company Jelly Bean Communications Design and its manager agreed to pay $293,771 in the latest Department of Justice case holding government contractors accountable for poor cybersecurity practices.
Aerojet Rocketdyne to pay $9M in cybersecurity whistleblower case
Aerojet Rocketdyne has agreed to pay $9 million to resolve allegations raised by a whistleblower that the aerospace and defense manufacturer misled the federal government regarding its compliance with cybersecurity requirements in certain contracts.
How to respond to government’s renewed emphasis on cybersecurity
The Department of Justice’s new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative is the latest development to suggest companies’ cybersecurity defenses had better be up to snuff when doing business with the U.S. government or risk enforcement.
DOJ to enforce False Claims Act in regulating contractor data breaches
The Department of Justice will use the False Claims Act to pursue cases of cybersecurity-related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients—including claims against entities that fail to report breaches and hacks in a timely manner.