Based on new risks posed by adversaries seeking strategic information available on the Internet, government agencies and industry have been combing through their Web sites to remove sensitive information. The task is time consuming and potentially expensive. But thanks to an Internet assessment tool under development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a thorough analysis soon will be just mouse clicks away.
The tool, called Mozart, quickly archives and analyzes entire Web sites based on search terms provided by the user and built-in search libraries containing hundreds of key phrases designed to find sensitive information. The output is a hyperlinked report, including a prioritized listing of Web pages containing potentially strategic or sensitive information both within the user's organization and at externally linked sites.
This information also is presented in a three-dimensional, graphic representation. PNNL is interested in working with government and industry partners on continued development of Mozart.
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