Microsoft Office 2010 Security Whitepaper: Keeping Enterprise Data Safe with Office 2010

Microsoft has made available Office 2010 Security Whitepaper:Keeping Enterprise Data Safe with Office 2010 and it can be downloaded at the Microsoft Download Centre.

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The whitepaper highlights the new security features and enhancements introduced in Microsoft Office 2010 that help protect organizations from exploits targeting users who use Office applications in their daily work.

To achieve the new security features and enhancements, the Office engineering team focused on three key goals during the development of Office 2010:

– Improving the Office security engineering processes
– Providing effective, easy-to-use protection technologies for Office users and
– Strengthening Office core security features and technologies

The whitepaper includes;
– Office defense-in-depth protection model description
– Key security technologies such as Office File Validation, Protected View and Trusted Documents are demonstrated in detail

The paper concludes by briefly examining other Office 2010 security improvements including Data Execution Prevention, ActiveX kill bit, password complexity requirements, and encryption and digital signature improvements.

Office 2010 Security Whitepaper: Keeping Enterprise Data Safe with Office 2010 (.docx)

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