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Cisco Pays $8.6M in First False Claims Suit for Vulnerabilities in Security Product

A security consultant reported vulnerabilities in Cisco’s Video Surveillance Manager in 2009 – but the company ignored the issues and fired the consultant.

Cisco Systems agreed on July 31 to pay $8.6 million to settle litigation that the enterprise-technology giant violated the US False Claims Act for years when it failed to patch vulnerabilities in its family of video-surveillance products while continuing to sell the devices and software to the US government.

Read the full story on DarkReading:$86m-in-first-false-claims-suit-for-vulnerabilities-in-security-product/d/d-id/1335423

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