Government Lab Maps Safer Federal Web Sites

Sandia National Laboratories, a research arm for the Department of Energy, has created a tool to help federal agencies fight cyber-crooks.

The new web-based tool, a visualization tool called DNSViz, creates maps of various web addresses corresponding to agency websites. The visual display is intended to help government IT staff comply with security standards that have been in place since 2008 but that have proved difficult to implement.

via The Wall Street Journal, continued here.