Password protection in Excel 2013 any good for securing formulae etc?

economagician

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After a few searches I couldn't find anything up to date on how secure password protection is on Excel 2013.

I've read in these forums and elsewhere that password encryption is now stronger in Excel 2013. I was wondering whether anyone has a view as to whether excel 2013 password protection can now be used to secure sheets, formulae and so on against someone who is determined to view them (using e.g. a brute force password *******, some VBA routine etc)?

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