Need suggestions for securing excel file on Windows Server 2003 system.

I would like to secure a proprietary excel file so that it can not be openned or used outside my server or directly connected workstations.  Server is running Windows Server 2003 SBE SP2.
Are there ad-ons available to provide this type security?  Any other suggestions?
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Brian PierceConnect With a Mentor PhotographerCommented:
Its called Information Rights Management - start here
dtm-rweAuthor Commented:
KCTS:  This looks promising.  Will review and get back to you.   Thanks, Terry
dtm-rweAuthor Commented:
KCTS:  Do you happen to know if establishing the IRM would interfere with system backup software?  I am using Symantec Backup Exec.  A couple of people have cautioned me about IRM interfering with backup routines and I was wondering if you had any knowledge of such issues.  I will dive deeper into the IRM documentation will touch base with you next week.  Have a good weekend!  Thanks for the help.

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