Microsoft Word 2016 STIG Version 1, Release 1 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)
This Microsoft Word 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) provides the technical security policies, requirements, and implementation details for applying security concepts to Microsoft Word 2016 application.
The Microsoft Office System 2016 STIG must also be applied when any Office 2016 package is installed.
This document is a requirement for all DoD-administered systems and all systems connected to DoD networks. These requirements are designed to assist Security Managers (SMs), Information System Security Managers (ISSMs), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls. This guidance supports DoD system design, development, implementation, certification, and accreditation efforts.
- Desktop Client
- Office Software
Developed for the DOD. This checklist has been created for IT professionals, particularly Windows system administrators and information security personnel. The document assumes that the reader has experience installing and administering applications on Windows-based systems in domain or standalone configurations.
- Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)
DOD Directive 8500.1
Updated to FINAL - 02/13/2017
Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated to FINAL - 09/07/2017
Added GPOs - 8/6/18
Updated to FINAL - 9/6/2018
Updated GPO Resource - 11/29/2018
Corrected SHA for GPO file - 12/19/2018
Updated URLs - 6/12/19
Removed Unsupported Content Link 8/30/2019
NIST checklist record last modified on 08/30/2019