GPO Update

Group Policy Objects (GPOs) have been updated for October 2023. See the Change Log document included in the zip file for additional information.


DISA risk management executive posted the GPOs for use by system administrators to ease the burden in securing systems within their environment.


The GPOs can be found on Cyber Exchange website on the Group Policy Objects tab located at For users who do not have a CAC that has DoD certificates, the GPO is also available from


List of GPOs currently in the package:


Office Products

Access 2013

Access 2016

Excel 2013

Excel 2016

InfoPath 2013

Lync 2013

Office 2019-M365 Apps

Office System 2013

Office System 2016

OneDrive for Business 2016

OneNote 2013

OneNote 2016

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2016

PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint 2016

Project 2013

Project 2016

Publisher 2013

Publisher 2016

SharePoint Designer 2013

Skype for Business 2016

Visio 2013

Visio 2016

Word 2013

Word 2016




Google Chrome

Internet Explorer 11



Windows Defender AV


Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous


Operating Systems

Windows 10

Windows 11

Windows Firewall

Windows 2012 R2 DC

Windows 2012 R2 MS

Windows Server 2016 (MS and DC)

Windows Server 2019 (MS and DC)

Windows Server 2022