CIS Microsoft Office Excel 2016 v1.0.1

Audit Details

Name: CIS Microsoft Office Excel 2016 v1.0.1

Updated: 4/25/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.11

Estimated Item Count: 35

File Details

Filename: CIS_Microsoft_Office_Excel_2016_v1.0.1.audit

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Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.2.1 Ensure 'Do Not Show Data Extraction Options When Opening Corrupt Workbooks' is set to Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.1.1.2 Ensure 'Load Pictures from Web Pages Not Created in Excel' is set to Disabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.1.2 Ensure 'Ask to Update Automatic Links' is set to Enabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.5.1.1 Ensure 'Internet and Network Paths as Hyperlinks' is set to Disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.6.1 Ensure 'Do Not Show AutoRepublish Warning Alert' is set to Disabled

ACCESS CONTROL

1.4.6.2 Ensure 'Default File Format' is set to Enabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.6.3 Ensure 'Disable AutoRepublish' is set to Enabled

ACCESS CONTROL

1.4.7.2.1.1 Ensure 'Excel 2 Macrosheets and Add-in Files' is set to Enabled(Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.2 Ensure 'Excel 3 Macrosheets and Add-in Files' is set to Enabled(Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.3 Ensure 'Excel 95-97 Workbooks and Templates' is set to Enabled(Open/Save Blocked, Use Open Policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.4 Ensure 'Excel 2 Worksheets' is set to Enabled(Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.5 Ensure 'Excel 4 Worksheets' is set to Enabled(Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.6 Ensure 'Excel 3 Worksheets' is set to Enabled (Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.7 Ensure 'dBase III /IV Files' is set to Enable (Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.8 Ensure 'Web Pages and Excel 2003 XML Spreadsheets' is set to Enabled (Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.9 Ensure 'Excel 95 Workbooks' is set to Enabled (Open/Save Blocked, Use Open Policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.10 Ensure 'Default File Block Behavior' is set to Enabled (Blocked files are not opened)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.11 Ensure 'Excel 4 Macrosheets and Add-in Files' is set to Enabled (Enabled: Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.12 Ensure 'Excel 4 Workbooks' is set to Enabled (Enabled: Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.1.13 Ensure 'Dif and Sylk Files' is set to Enabled (Open/Save blocked, use open policy)

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.2.1 Ensure 'Turn Off Protected View For Attachments Opened from Outlook' is set to Disabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.7.2.2.2 Ensure 'Do Not Open Files From The Internet Zone in Protected View' is set to Disabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.7.2.2.3 Ensure 'Do Not Open Files in Unsafe Locations in Protected View' is set to Disabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.7.2.2.4 Ensure 'Document Behavior if File Validation Fails' is set to Enabled (Open in Protected View/Unchecked for 'Do not allow edit')

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.2.3.1 Ensure 'Allow Trusted Locations on The Network' to Disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.2.3.2 Ensure 'Disabled all Trusted Locations' is set to Enabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.2.4 Ensure 'Trust Access To Visual Basic Project' is set to Disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.2.5 Ensure 'Disable Trust Bar Notification For Unsigned Application Add-ins And Block Them' is set to Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.7.2.6 Ensure 'Require That Application Add-ins are Signed By Trusted Publisher' is set to Enabled

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

1.4.7.2.7 Ensure 'VBA Macro Notification Settings' is set to Enabled (Disable all Except Digitally Signed Macros)

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.4.7.2.8 Ensure 'Store Macro In Personal Macro Workbook by Default' is set to Enabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.3 Ensure 'Turn Off File Validation' is set to Disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.4 Ensure 'Force File Extension to Match File Type' is set to Enabled(Always match file type)

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.4.7.5 Ensure' Scan Encrypted Macros in Excel Open XML Workbooks' is set to Enable (Scan encrypted macros (default))

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

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