Categorize, Identify and Programmatically extract Hidden Entities and Resolve

CIPHER is a stand-alone Windows application that examines electronic documents for possible incidents of hidden information and user-defined search phrases. CIPHER locates, reports and resolves these occurrences. Proprietary or classified information can intentionally or accidentally be included in documents shared with others. Boeing programmers have created a superior product that can be used to ensure that hidden information is not inadvertently included in and transmitted with a file.

Key Features

  • Finds hidden data in various file formats and embedded objects and images within the files
  • Searches for user defined simple and regular expressions
  • Generates an audit log of findings that contains hyperlinks to hidden information and search results
  • Optionally removes occurrences of hidden information and replaces located expressions

Key Benefits

  • Alerts document creators of hidden data instances
  • Enables resolution of hidden data to ensure inappropriate information is not included in transmitted documents
  • Searches for hidden expressions

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  • Legal Documents
  • Contracts, Proposals & Presentations
  • Secure Documents
  • Personal Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Export Compliance
  • Trusted Download
  • Share / Location Auditing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Document Classification & Marketing
  • Data Spills
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Source Code Content Review


  • Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • Office 2003 through Office 2013

Cleans and inspects

  • Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Text/ASCII
  • Project
  • Visio
  • Adobe PDF
  • Email (.msg & .oft)
  • ZIP files
  • Shortcuts
  • Images

The list of organizations that have purchased one or more CIPHER Licenses is quite substantial.

  • National Security Agency
  • Department of Defense
  • Boeing
  • TRW
  • Department of the Navy
  • Department of the Army
  • Harris
  • Raytheon
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Northrop Grumman

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