Protection settings for Office 2013
Applies to: Office 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Summary: Contains articles that will help you plan the protection settings you will need when you deploy Office 2013.
Audience: IT Professionals
Protection settings help you choose encryption methods, enable digital signatures, and decide which types of COM objects are allowed to run.
The articles that are listed in the following table will help you understand and implement the Office 2013 protection settings that are best for your organization.
Office 2013 protection setting articles on TechNet
Explains how to use COM object categorization to control the behavior of certain COM objects in Office 2013.
Explains the settings that you can use to encrypt data in Office 2013, and provides information about compatibility with earlier versions of Office.
Provides information about how to support XAdES digital signatures in Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, and Word 2013 documents.
Explains how Office File Validation settings can help prevent file format attacks in Office 2013.