Security classification information can be added to Microsoft Office Documents: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This allows janusSEAL products to determine the security level of the document and ensure that it is handled appropriately for that security level.
This procedure shows how the janusSEAL for Outlook Group Policy is configured to allow janusSEAL products to determine where the security classification information can be found in Office documents.
The janusSEAL for Outlook Policy setting turn ON Microsoft Office document security classification metadata can configured to direct janusSEAL products to determine where to look for security classification information in Microsoft Office documents, e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
The setting is commonly used by janusSEAL for Outlook when adding attachments to messages to ensure that the sensitivity of the message is not less than the sensitivity of the attachment.
The setting is also used when the Send > E-mail function is used directly from within a document. janusSEAL for Outlook inspects the security classification metadata to determine the appropriate level of security to be used to send the document
The Knowledge Base Article 467: Executing a Mail Merge with janusSEAL for Outlook makes particular use of this setting.
The target audience for this procedure is System Administrators who are familiar with janusSEAL for Outlook Group Policy.
As System Administrator, Open the janusSEAL for Outlook Group policy for editing and navigate to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\janusNET\janusSEAL\2\ProtectiveMarkings\Serializations\ProtectiveMarking.OleDoc\Elements\SecurityClassification\turn ON Microsoft Office document security classification metadata
Open the setting: turn ON Microsoft Office document security classification metadata
Set it to Enabled
Ensure that the Office Custom Property field containing security classification has the value: PM_SecurityClassification
NB: This is the default
Open the setting: turn ON Microsoft Office document security classification qualifier metadata
Set it to Enabled
Ensure that the Office Custom Property field containing security classification qualifier has the value: PM_Qualifier
Refresh the policy at the workstation and restart Outlook for the changes to take effect.