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Aerojet Rocketdyne Cybersecurity Fraud Trial to Begin in April

Feb. 25, 2022, 3:49 PM

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. is slated to face a jury trial over a False Claims Act whistleblower’s cybersecurity fraud claims starting April 26, a California district said.

The trial will last about 15 days, Judge William B. Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California said in a Thursday order.

Brian Markus, a former senior cybersecurity director at Aerojet Rocketdyne, alleges the company misled the government about its security practices to gain missile defense and rocket engine contracts.

The court ruled Feb. 1 that Markus could proceed with his promissory reliance claim because it is unclear ...