|Protection from zone elevation must be enforced.
|Internet Explorer places restrictions on each web page users can use the browser to open. Web pages on a user's local computer have the fewest security restrictions and reside in the Local Machine...
|File Downloads must be configured for proper restrictions.
|Disabling this setting allows websites to present file download prompts via code without the user specifically initiating the download. User preferences may also allow the download to occur...
|Warning Bar settings for VBA macros must be configured.
|This policy setting controls how the specified applications warn users when Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are present. If you enable this policy setting, you can choose from four...
|ActiveX Installs must be configured for proper restriction.
|Microsoft ActiveX controls allow unmanaged, unprotected code to run on the user computers. ActiveX controls do not run within a protected container in the browser like the other types of HTML or...
|Enabling IE Bind to Object functionality must be present.
|Internet Explorer performs a number of safety checks before initializing an ActiveX control. It will not initialize a control if the kill bit for the control is set in the registry, or if the...
|Add-on Management functionality must be allowed.
|Internet Explorer add-ons are pieces of code, run in Internet Explorer, to provide additional functionality. Rogue add-ons may contain viruses or other malicious code. Disabling or not configuring...
|Saved from URL mark to assure Internet zone processing must be enforced.
|Typically, when Internet Explorer loads a web page from a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) share that contains a Mark of the Web (MOTW) comment, indicating the page was saved from a site on the...
|Scripted Window Security must be enforced.
|Malicious websites often try to confuse or trick users into giving a site permission to perform an action allowing the site to take control of the users' computers in some manner. Disabling or not...
|Links that invoke instances of Internet Explorer from within an Office product must be blocked.
|The Pop-up Blocker feature in Internet Explorer can be used to block most unwanted pop-up and pop-under windows from appearing. This functionality can be controlled separately for instances of...
|Disabling of user name and password syntax from being used in URLs must be enforced.
|The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) standard allows user authentication to be included in URL strings in the form http://username:firstname.lastname@example.org. A malicious user might use this URL syntax to...
|Add-ins to Office applications must be signed by a Trusted Publisher.
|This policy setting controls whether add-ins for this applications must be digitally signed by a trusted publisher. If you enable this policy setting, this application checks the digital signature...
|Trust Bar Notifications for unsigned application add-ins must be blocked.
|This policy setting controls whether the specified Office application notifies users when unsigned application add-ins are loaded or silently disable such add-ins without notification. This policy...
|Navigation to URLs embedded in Office products must be blocked.
|To protect users from attacks, Internet Explorer usually does not attempt to load malformed URLs. This functionality can be controlled separately for instances of Internet Explorer spawned by...