This article teaches you to use Microsoft Word tools to ensure your content security. You can lock the Word document and restrict permissions with a few options to protect your content. The screenshots below apply to the Microsoft Word 2010 version of Windows users, and if you're a Mac user, don't worry, most of the actions apply to the Mac as well. Protection document Click the file in the Word document to take you to the information screen. Here's a toolset called Protect Documents, which provides a drop-down menu with three options for adding multiple password protection to the document. Mark as Final This button is only used for Microsoft Office 2010 version in Windows. Selecting Mark as Final notifies any user who opens the document and protects it as read-only, and does not allow any editing. It will also hide editing marks, revisions, or annotations. A banner will be displayed at the top of the document to inform the reader state. This option is insecure because it still allows the reader to click Edit and change the document. Encrypt with Password The second option in the list of protected documents is encrypted with passwords. You can click this option to open the Encrypted Documents window, which allows you to create a password for the document. Word for Mac 2011 users: Word > Preferences > Personal Settings > Security > Password to Open. Word for Mac 2016 and Office 365 for Mac users: Review > Protect Document > Security. If you have forgotten the password, you will not be able to open the document because…

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