A New Tool to Combat Cybersecurity Breaches: DOJ Opens Door for Whistleblowers to Report Cyber-Fraud on Federal Contractors

Authors: Mark Blando & Robby Dube[1] On October 6, 2021, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative.[2] The Cyber-Fraud Initiative will utilize the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 et seq. (“FCA”) to “combat new and emergency cyber threats to the security of sensitive information and critical systems.”[3] […]

HUBZone Program Updates Bring Needed Efficiency to the FAR

After the SBA updated its regulations three years ago to increase the use of HUBZone small business concerns across the country, updates are finally coming to the FAR. The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Rules (FAR) to […]