Identity, authentication, and authorization in Office 2013
Applies to: Office 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09
Summary: Contains a list of articles that will help you understand and plan for Information Rights Management and other identity and authorization requirements.
Audience: IT Professionals
The Microsoft account or Organization ID that a user uses to sign in to Office determines what Office apps and documents are available to them, whether they are connecting from behind the corporate firewall or through the cloud. Information Rights Management (IRM) uses permissions and authorization as additional protection, to help prevent sensitive information from being printed, forwarded, or copied by unauthorized people within your organization.
The articles that are listed in the following table will help you with plan for identity, authentication, and authorization in Office 2013.
Office 2013 identity, authentication, and authorization articles on TechNet
Provides a guide to identity and authorization content for IT Pros deploying Office 2013 and Office 365, including articles, blogs, and downloads.
Provides about Office 2013 authorization, logon types, and using registry settings to determine which user identities are offered at user logon.
Provides information about how to use Information Rights Management (IRM) in Office 2013 to specify permissions for accessing and using sensitive documents and messages.
Provides information about how to turn on Information Rights Management (IRM), configure license caching, set email expiration, and deploy rights policy templates.
Explains how to use the Office 2013 password settings to enforce password requirements.
Explains how to use the Office 2013 DocRecrypt tool to unlock password protected OOXML formatted Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.