Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Blog Posts From October 2021
Blog: Fraud Liability for Government Contractors with Lax Cybersecurity
Date: October 22, 2021
Title: Fraud Liability for Government Contractors with Lax Cybersecurity
Summary: The Department of Justice announced on October 6, 2021 the creation of a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative to pursue penalties against government contractors who do not properly comply with the cybersecurity standards required by their contracts. This new risk, under the False Claims Act, means that CISOs should consult with their lawyers before starting cybersecurity compliance audits. ...