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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...
What is File Block?
Article Read about using File Block to help protect your computer from earlier Office file types.
Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013...
Add, remove, or view a trusted publisher
Article Learn what trusted publishers are and how to add, view, or remove them.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Protect your personal information and keep it private
Article See how to make Office, Windows, and Internet Explorer help improve your privacy.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Enable or disable ActiveX settings in Office files
Article See how to enable or disable ActiveX settings for Office files.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Trusted documents
Article Learn what trusted documents are and how to change the options.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Active content types in your files
Article See a list of active content, such as macros or add-ins, that might make the Message Bar appear.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Why is my add-in crashing?
Article See what to do when you get a Data Execution Protection (DEP) message about an add-in you use.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
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...
Office 2010 Security: Protecting your files
Training In Microsoft Office 2010, when files open, Message Bars can alert you to useful information and potential problems with your files. Security Message Bars provid...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 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...
Restrict changes to files in Word and Excel
Article If you don't want content reviewers to accidentally change a Microsoft Word 2010 document or an Excel 2010 spreadsheet, you can make formatting and editing ...
Excel 2010, Word 2010
Password protect a document
Article Password protect your document to help prevent unauthorized access and changes.
Word 2010
Allow changes to parts of a protected document
Article Add protection to all or parts of a document with the Restrict Editing feature. Also, unlock a protected document, or make changes in a restricted document.
Word 2010
Remove hidden data and personal information by inspecting documents
Article See how to use Document Inspector to remove potentially sensitive information from your documents.
Word 2013, Word 2010
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...
Restrict or permit formatting changes
Article When you distribute a document for other users to edit and you don't want them to change the look of the document, you can restrict all or some themes and style...
Word 2010
Digitally sign your macro project
Article Use a certificate to digitally sign your macro project.
Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013...
Password protect a document
Article Use a password to help protect a confidential or sensitive document.
Word 2013
Internet security: top three ways to secure your computer
Article Securing your data can help prevent costly downtimes. You can use the information and links in this article to make sure you’re taking advantage of the many way...
Save money with Internet security tips
Article Online poker, World Cup, NCAA March Madness, wallpaper, ring tones, pictures, and bad spelling all have something in common: opportunities for criminals to take...
Electronic signatures
Article Digital signatures confirm the authenticity of electronic documents while email signatures add standardized text to messages.
Children and Internet safety: families and educators
Article Today’s children are online at school, at home, and while out with friends. Adults can help them learn how to avoid situations of exploitation, Internet fraud, ...
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