GRC Academy Podcast March 25, 2024 S-1 / E-21 00:40:55

The False Claims Act and DOJ’s Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative with Julie Bracker

Interview with Julie Bracker about the FCA and the DoJ's Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative.

In this episode, Jacob speaks with attorney Julie Bracker!

Julie is the whistleblower attorney for both the Penn State University and Georgia Tech University FCA complaints. These complaints essentially allege the defendants misrepresented their compliance with NIST 800-171!

They discuss the False Claims Act and the DOJ’s Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative, and what federal contractors can do to avoid being the subject of a whistleblower complaint!

Here are some highlights from the episode:

  • What is the False Claims Act?
  • What is the DoJ’s Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative?
  • What are the risks and rewards for whistleblowers?
  • Who are the targets of the initiative?
  • Can companies blindly rely on their MSP and be safe?
  • How to quantify damages of cyber noncompliance fraud
  • DoJ Civil Cyber Fraud settled lawsuits so far
  • Georgia Tech and Penn State FCA cases

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