False Claims Act

DOJ says it will protect whistleblowers who disclose contractor cybersecurity failures

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

Government tech contractors that conceal cyber breaches could be forced to pay triple damages

by • 3 months ago

The Department of Justice's new enforcement initiative could impose large fines on contractors.

IBM asks for more time to respond to whistleblower’s false audit complaint involving IRS

by • 4 months ago

The tech giant wants until Sept. 30 to address Paul Cimino's allegations.

IBM $265M software fraud case moved forward by DC appeals court

by • 6 months ago

A former IBM salesman says the company used a false audit to pressure IRS into a $265 million software license agreement.

GSA pushes forward with ban on Huawei, ZTE in 2020

by • 2 years ago

The Federal Acquisition Service’s first refresh of its consolidated schedule will include the ban on contracting with vendors tied to Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE.