Details about encryption of Microsoft® Excel 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 is an electronic spreadsheet program. It can be used for organizing storing data. When you are looking at Microsoft Excel 2010 screen, you will be able to see a group of rows and the columns, which will build a table. You have to install this software from Microsoft website itself. The latest version of Microsoft Excel is Microsoft Excel 2010. Compared to earlier versions this has got improved features and benefits. Using this version you will be able to manage, analyze and share data with ease. It has the latest analysis and visualization tools. You should only use a genuine version of Microsoft Excel 2010. Then you can access all its features and functions. You can create financial and personal reports very easily, by using Microsoft Excel 2010.
- Need to encrypt Microsoft Excel 2010 data
- Using security tool
- Tips to secure Microsoft Excel 2010 data
Need to encrypt Microsoft Excel 2010 data
It is necessary to encrypt data in Microsoft Excel 2010 since it has confidential information such as social security numbers and credit card information. By performing high-level of encryption, you can secure information on Microsoft Excel 2010. There are various security features available, that include password protected spreadsheets, document security levels and macro virus prevention.
Using security tool
In order to encrypt data on Microsoft Excel 2010, there is a tool called Data Encryption. With the help of this tool encryption can be done on every cell of the sheet and user formats are retained. These tools only encrypt text in the cells and the formats are retained.
The file extension of Microsoft Excel 2010 files is .xls and by encrypting the spreadsheet, the file gets even more protection. In order to encrypt the file, select the ‘tools’ menu and choose ‘options’ tab. Then Windows would open and select ‘Security tab’. Then choose the ‘advanced’ button and select the ‘RC4, Microsoft Enhanced RSA and AES Cryptographic Provider’ from the Encryption Type menu. After that, enter the password in the ‘Password to Open’ field.
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