Set default file block behavior - openinprotectedview - excel

Information

This policy setting allows you to determine if users can open, view, or edit Excel files.
If you enable this policy setting, you can set one of these options:
- Blocked files are not opened
- Blocked files open in Protected View and can not be edited
- Blocked files open in Protected View and can be edited
If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the behavior is the same as the 'Blocked files are not opened' setting. Users will not be able to open blocked files.

Solution

Policy Path: Microsoft Excel 2016\Excel Options\Security\Trust Center\File Block Settings
Policy Setting Name: Set default file block behavior

See Also

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-security-baselines/security-baseline-for-office-365-proplus-v1908-sept-2019-final/ba-p/873084

Item Details

Category: SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

References: 800-53|SI-3c.2.

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: ab5a265965d7cf0c0e8c73e189846319cc3bbe4bdc7bd37f61cc2523e70399b3