Civil cyber fraud initative

Aerojet Rocketdyne agrees to pay $9M to resolve cybersecurity allegations in second civil-cyber fraud case


The federal contractor is the second company to be prosecuted as part of the DOJ’s civil-cyber fraud initative.

DOJ says it will protect whistleblowers who disclose contractor cybersecurity failures


Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco says the department will ensure those who come forward are 'protected and compensated.'

DOJ expects whistleblowers to play ‘significant role’ in False Claims Act cases against contractors


Senior official Brian Boynton says the enforcement action will help spur contractors and grantees to comply with cybersecurity requirements.