The Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative
Last week, President Biden warned the private sector to strengthen cyber-defenses in response to the threat of the Russian government issuing cyberattacks against American companies.
On this week’s episode of Fraud in America, we’re joined by Sara McLean—a Department of Justice official—on the agency’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, utilizing the False Claims Act to combat cyber threats to critical U.S. systems. Sara not only details how the DOJ is tackling cyber fraud, but the crucial role of whistleblowers.
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