Chapter 4. Security and privacy

IN THIS CHAPTER, we cover overall system security issues, including ways to help protect your system against malicious software and how to hide your personal information from unwanted scrutiny. We also discuss using digital signatures to both verify incoming files and certify your own outgoing files. Microsoft Excel 2013 has additional security features you can apply within workbooks, worksheets, and even cells. We discuss these features in Protecting worksheets in Chapter 6, and in Hiding and protecting workbooks in Chapter 7.

The Trust Center

Microsoft consolidated the kind of security features that are common to many Microsoft Office programs in a dialog box it ...

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