06 octombrie 2021

US Poised to Go After Contractors Who Don't Report Breaches

securityweek.com

The Justice Department is poised to sue government contractors and other companies who receive U.S. government grants if they fail to report breaches of their cyber systems, the department’s No. 2 official said Wednesday.Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the department is prepared to take legal action under a statute called the False Claims Act against contractors who misuse federal dollars by failing to disclose hacks or by having deficient cybersecurity standards. The Justice [...]