Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In the Windows Security dialog box displaying your valid certificates, click the digital
certificate you want to use to digitally sign outgoing messages, and then click OK to
display the selected certificate information in the Change Security Settings dialog box.
In the Security Settings Name box, enter a name by which you’ll identify the signing
By default, Outlook also assigns the selected certificate for message encryption.
Click OK in the Change Security Settings dialog box, in the Trust Center dialog box,
and in the Outlook Options dialog box.
After you complete this process, the Encrypt and Sign buttons appear in the Permission
group on the Options tab of the message composition window.
After you install a digital ID, you can encrypt or digitally sign an outgoing message from the
Options tab of the message window ribbon.