ENCRYPTING WORDDOCUMENTSThis is one in a series of tutorials on digital andmobile security for journalists and bloggers. Wewill show you how to encrypt Microsoft Word 2010documents and Open Office text documents.Jorge Luis SierraKnight International Journalism Fellow2013
ENCRYPTING WORDDOCUMENTS IN MACFollow these steps to encrypt your Microsoft Office 2010Word document in Mac computers.
Step 1. Open the document.• Go to File and open the Word document you want toencrypt.
Step 2: Save your document.• In the File option, click Save as…12
Step 3: Save with password• In a new window, click Save with Password, then Save.12
Step 4: Write your password• Write and confirm your password. Click OK.
Step 5: Encrypted document.• Close and open your document. You will need to enteryour password to read it.
Encrypted documents• Are you ready to encrypt text documents?• This tutorial is part of the Digital and Mobile SecurityProgram for Journalists and Bloggers supported by theInternational Center for Journalists and Freedom House.• Author: Jorge Luis Sierra, Knight International JournalismFellow. 2013.• Follow him on Twitter: @latinointx