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Mask Sensitive Data with Privacy Filters

From the Set Up Privacy Filters dialog box, you can set filters to prevent certain types of sensitive data from being captured or displayed in productivity features.

For example, if you wanted to prevent phone numbers from displaying, you could set a privacy filter to obscure them. Your filter would look like this: ###-###-####.

To create privacy filters to mask sensitive data

  1. Open the Reflection Workspace Settings dialog box as follows:

    If you are using this "look and feel"

    Do this...

    The Reflection button

    Microsoft Office 2007

    On the Reflection button The Reflection button , choose Reflection Workspace Settings.

    The Reflection button

    Microsoft Office 2010

    On the File menu, choose Reflection Workspace Settings.

  2. Under Trust Center, click Set Up Privacy Filters.
  3. Click Add, and then type one or more characters, as follows, to prevent certain types of sensitive data from being captured by the productivity tools.

    Type

    To mask

    #

    Any number

    @

    Any alphabetic character

    ?

    Any character

    *

    Wildcard

    All other characters are taken literally.

  4. To configure additional privacy filters, click Add and repeat the previous step.
  5. When you have finished entering privacy filters, click OK.

Related Topics

Set Up Privacy Filters Dialog Box

Productivity Tools