To keep this in context, I understand that you can open "protected" Calc spreadsheets with no trouble, just by opening them in OpenOffice.org. I'm not a security expert, so I can't recommend an alternative. However, it's my opinion that the security included in any office suite is not strong enough if you care about security.
Dig Deeper on Linux servers
Related Q&A from Solveig Haugland
Our expert tells you how to use search to find strings in OpenOffice.org's Calc. Continue Reading
An office suite expert describes how to use ODBC with OpenOffice 2.0. Continue Reading
An office suite expert describes where to find information on OpenOffice 2.0's use in the enterprise worldwide. Continue Reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.