Office gives you tools to help keep your information secure and private, and ways to recover your files from malicious attacks or accidental deletions.

Stop sharing your files or folders

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Update access to your OneDrive files or folders, see who they’re shared with, stop sharing them, or change or delete the password for them.

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Restore your entire OneDrive to a previous time

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To recover from ransomware, file corruption, malicious attacks, or accidental deletions, restore your OneDrive to a previous time.

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Password protect your information

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In Office, use a password to help prevent other people from opening or modifying your documents, workbooks, and presentations.

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Encrypt your email messages for privacy

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Protect the privacy of an email message by encrypting it, which converts readable text into scrambled cipher text. Only the recipient can decipher the message.

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Secure messages with a digital signature

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Add a digital signature to your email to provide assurance to the recipient that you–not an imposter–signed the contents of the email message.

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Restore deleted files or folders in OneDrive

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If you accidentally delete a file or folder in OneDrive, you may be able to recover it later from the OneDrive recycle bin.

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