William Jackson

Bill Jackson (, a senior writer for GCN, covers security issues.

William Jackson | A path to better practices

Cybereye: Security through compliance?

William Jackson | Cybereye: Protecting data: Enforcement is the glue

As of one week ago, Aug. 7, agencies are supposed to be in compliance with executive branch guidelines for protecting sensitive information.

Cybereye | Could FISMA stem the flow of personal data?

Abe Kleinfield thinks the Federal Information Security Management Act could be a solution to the rash of security breaches that have exposed the personal data of millions of individuals in recent weeks.

CYBEREYE: IT managers are lost in the forest of security

Too many federal IT managers still appear to be grappling with security as a technology issue rather than a management issue, which might help explain the slow progress being made in information security.

Cyber eye: And the worst security idea of 2005 was . . .

'Tis the season for looking back and recognizing landmark accomplishments of the past year.