The top lawyer at Cisco Systems Inc. said Wednesday the company’s $8.6 million settlement over alleged security flaws marks a “new environment” and heightened standards for software providers.

The qui tam case brought against Cisco, settled Wednesday, alleged the company failed to disclose possible security flaws in video surveillance software it sold to various U.S. government entities from 2008 to 2014. Plaintiff James Glenn, a former Denmark-based employee of Cisco partner company NetDesign, allegedly alerted Cisco to security flaws in 2008.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]