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Microsoft Office 2016 15.37

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Microsoft has issued version 15.37 of its Office 2016 [1] application suite, adding the Advanced Threat Protection [2] (ATP) feature to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. When you click a Web link in these apps, the ATP safe links service inspects it to see if it’s malicious and then either allows access to the link or redirects you to a warning page instead of the original target URL. (This is much like the Google Safe Browsing [3] technology that Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Opera all use to check pages for potential threats.) Word also adds the new Researcher [4] feature (find it on the Reference tab), which helps you find topics and incorporate reliable sources and content for research papers. ($149.99 for one-time purchase, free update through Microsoft AutoUpdate, release notes [5], 10.10+)

[1]: https://products.office.com/en-us/mac/microsoft-office-for-mac
[2]: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/ATP-safe-links-in-Office-365-dd6a1fef-ec4a-4cf4-a25a-bb591c5811e3
[3]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Safe_Browsing
[4]: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Research-for-your-paper-easily-within-Word-1728f286-8702-4d72-8169-ab7677ca0e1f
[5]: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Release-notes-for-Office-2016-for-Mac-ed2da564-6d53-4542-9954-7e3209681a41