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Access 2007 security is extremely different than that of its predecessors. For example, Access 2007 security eliminates user-level security. These changes to security have major implications for the applications built by an organization's employees. This Short Cut covers new topics such as using an Access 2007 database in a trusted location, encrypting in Access 2007, and packaging, signing, and distributing an Access 2007 database. It also covers how security works with databases created in other versions of Access. Finally, it covers the process of running unsafe expressions. All of these topics are vital for securing and successfully working with an Access 2007 database.
Learn what’s new in Access 2007 security
Find out how security applies to databases stored in one of the older file formats
Get to know the Trust Center
Learn how to package and sign a database
Discover how easy it is to place a database in a Trusted Location
Explore the new encryption feature in Access 2007
Table of Contents
Why This Short Cut Is Important
What's New in Access 2007 Security?
What Happened to User-Level Security?
Trusting a Database
Using a Database Password to Encrypt an Office Access 2007 Database
Packaging, Signing, and Distributing an Access Database
Using the Trust Center
Understanding How Databases Behave When Trusted and Untrusted
Working in Sandbox Mode
Removing User-Level Security
Enabling or Disabling ActiveX Controls
Enabling or Disabling Add-ins
Adding a Trusted Publisher
Practice Examples: Securing an Access 2007 Database