Trust Center settings for Office 2013
Applies to: Office 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2014-09-17
Summary: Contains articles that will help you plan and configure the Trust Center settings for Office 2013.
Audience: IT Professionals
Use Trust Center settings to guard against external threats like those sometimes posed by add-ins, VBA macros, ActiveX controls and other content from sources you haven’t granted trusted status to.
You can find the trust center settings in Office applications by going to File > Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings.
The articles that are listed in the following table contain information that will help you plan and implement the Trust Center settings you want in Office 2013.
Office 2013 security articles on TechNet
Explains how to use the Trusted Publishers list in Office 2013 to designate content publishers that you trust.
Explains how to use the Trusted Locations feature in Office 2013 to differentiate safe files from potentially harmful files.
Explains how to control the way that add-ins behave in Office 2013, and how to prevent users from running add-ins.
Explains how to change settings to make Microsoft ActiveX controls safer in Office 2013 and how to Use Office 2013 Telemetry Dashboard to investigate ActiveX control warnings.
Explains how VBA and VBA macros settings control the way Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and VBA macros behave in Office 2013.
Explains how to configure Protected View settings in Office 2013.
Provides information about the settings to block specific file format types for Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, and Word 2013 users.
Explains how Office 2013 privacy settings let you control the disclosure of private information.