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    First False Claims Act Settlement for Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Claim

    Amanda Doran

    On July 31, 2019, an $8.6 million settlement was unsealed by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara in a false claims case against Cisco Systems, Inc.

    The case began in May 2011, when “whistleblower” James Glenn alleged Cisco sold “video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments.” The case marks the first known payout on a False Claims Act (FCA) dispute brought over failure to meet cybersecurity standards.

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