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View, manage, and install add-ins in Office programs
Article See your options when working with add-ins.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Enable or disable security alerts about links and files from suspicious websites
Article Read about how Office helps to protect you from links to a suspicious website or when you try to open a file from a suspicious website.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Protect yourself from phishing schemes and other forms of online fraud
Article Read about how to help protect your financial information.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
View my options and settings in the Trust Center
Article The Trust Center is where you can find security and privacy settings for Office programs.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Use sandbox mode in Access 2010
Article In sandbox mode, Access blocks all expressions that it does not consider safe. Learn more about sandbox mode and how to disable it (run unsafe expressions).
Access 2010
Change Office Diagnostics settings
Article Download a file that enables Microsoft to help diagnose system problems.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Set or change Access 2003 user-level security in Access 2010
Article If you created a database in a previous version of Access and you applied user-level security to that database, those security settings remain in place when you...
Access 2010
Set Database Password and Unset Database Password
Article A database that uses the . accdb file format can be encrypted with a password. If you know the password of an encrypted database, you can remove the password a...
Access 2010
Encrypt a database by using a database password
Article This article explains how to encrypt an Access 2007 database by using a database password, and how to decrypt a database and remove its password.
Access 2010
Embedded-object and ActiveX-control policy settings error
Article When you start a Microsoft Office 2010 program, or attempt to insert an object in that file, the following error messages may appear. In this article Embedded-o...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
How database objects behave when trusted and untrusted
Article By default, Microsoft Access 2010 disables a number of database objects unless you apply a digital signature to them or you place the database in a trusted l...
Access 2010
Decide whether to trust a database
Article Access 2010 uses a security model that is simpler than earlier versions. In Access 2010, you indicate whether you trust a database, and all other security decis...
Access 2010
Introduction to Access 2010 security
Article Show All Hide All This article provides an overview of the security features offered by Access 2010, and explains how to use the tools that Access provides for ...
Access 2010
What happened to user-level security?
Article User-level security features are not available in databases that use one of the new file formats (.accdb, .accde, .accdc, .accdr). You can continue to manage us...
Access 2010
Obtain a digital certificate to create a digital signature
Article Learn about digital signatures and digital certificates. You can also learn about getting a digital signature from a certificate authority.
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
How to tell if a digital signature is trustworthy
Article Digital signatures and certificates play a central role in software security. This article describes how to view the information that indicates when digital ...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
Show trust by adding a digital signature
Article You can show that you believe a database is safe and that its content can be trusted by adding a digital signature to the database. This helps people who use...
Access 2010
Turn action query confirmation messages on or off
Article By default, Access prompts you to confirm that you want to run an action query. You can turn these confirmation messages off if you prefer not to be prompted. I...
Access 2010, Access 2007
View additional information and hidden content that has been digitally signed
Article When you digitally sign a Microsoft Word 2010 , Excel 2010 , or PowerPoint 2010 file, the digital signature applies to the contents of the file. This inclu...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
Turn sandbox mode on or off to disable macros
Article In sandbox or disabled mode, Access overides Trust settings to disables unsafe macros and VBA code.
Access 2013
Set Database Password and Unset Database Password
Article This article explains how you can remove a password and decrypt an Access database if you know the password of the encrypted database.
Access 2013
What happened to user-level security?
Article User-Level Security (ULS) is a feature that was supported by earlier versions of Access. You can still use ULS with earlier file formats if you already have a U...
Access 2013
Decide whether to trust a database
Article When you indicate that you trust a database, Access automatically makes all other security decisions for that database.
Access 2013
Encrypt a database by using a database password
Article This article explains how to encrypt an Access 2007 database by using a database password, and how to decrypt a database and remove its password.
Access 2013
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