2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide

I thought you’d be interested in this new Solution Accelerator being developed by Microsoft – it’s called the 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide.  The guide is freely available on Microsoft TechNet; it provides you with tested guidance and tools to help you more securely deploy the 2007 Microsoft Office release.


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With hundreds of security and privacy settings, the 2007 Microsoft® Office release is the most secure version of Microsoft Office ever. To help customers quickly and easily deploy security configurations for Office across their organisations, the Solution Accelerators—Security and Compliance team has released the 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide.

This Solution Accelerator provides IT Pros with best practices and automated tools to help strengthen the security of computers running the 2007 Office release on Windows Vista™ and Windows® XP SP2.

Based on extensive, real-world experience from customers, government agencies, and Microsoft security experts, the 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide lets your customers choose from two thoroughly tested, baseline security configurations.

Customers can easily tailor the configuration they choose, modifying security settings to accommodate their unique needs. And the included GPOAccelerator is a powerful tool that will help customers automatically deploy Group Policy security settings across their organization—in minutes, instead of hours or days.

The benefits you include:

Comprehensive. The guide includes information on hundreds of security settings in the 2007 Office release, with recommendations for configuring each setting.

Saves time. Customers using Microsoft Security Guides and tools have reported up to an 80% reduction in their time to deployment.

More reliable. The GPOAccelerator eliminates most manual steps in the deployment process—so customers get more reliable results.

Easy to deploy. The guide makes it easy to deploy 2007 Office security settings across domain-based environments.

Thoroughly tested. All recommendations are tested in our labs, and verified by customers and partners under real-world conditions.

Integrated Solution. The 2007 Office Security Guide is designed to work with other Windows Vista Solution Accelerators such as the Windows Vista Hardware Assessment tool, Business Desktop Deployment, Windows Vista Security Guide, and Windows Vista Service Lifecycle Management

Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    The GPOAccelerator is no longer available. It has been replaced with Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and the Local Policy Tool, see social.technet.microsoft.com/…/what-happened-to-the-gpo-accelerator.aspx for more details. You can download SCM at technet.microsoft.com/…/cc677002.aspx. If you have more questions feel free to contact me directly our our team's address, secwish@microsoft.com.

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