Acceptable Usage Policy

Acceptable Usage Policy

An IT policy which clearly delineates the use, frequency, appropriateness and volume of use of the Internet by an authorised user which is and is not acceptable (to the employing trust).
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Following the consultation, schools should update their policies, for example, Acceptable Usage Policy, policies on Bring your own Device/Technology.
Following the introduction of this type of technology into the workplace, companies can feel more confident that their staff are working productively whilst adhering to the acceptable usage policy. For the end user, the benefits over a consumer service are perhaps less obvious.
Fair Usage Policies, Acceptable Usage Policy etc.), all of which can be very confusing.
They are subject to an "acceptable usage policy" which instructs them not to visit sites containing "obscene, pornographic, sexist, racist or other objectionable material".
"The council has an acceptable usage policy and guidelines for staff accessing the internet for personal reasons which must only be used during authorised breaks including their lunch hours.
PixAlert Monitor uses high-speed image analysis software that monitors PC screen content across the network for breaches in 'Computer Acceptable Usage Policy' relating to the viewing and storage of explicit adult material.
We even provided an acceptable usage policy that both the parent and student had to agree to and sign.
It reportedly enables networks to communicate and share information in real time to protect systems from messaging abuse attacks and enforces an operator's acceptable usage policy.
The product allows administrators to specify and monitor acceptable usage policy and access policy using both heuristics and rule-based alerts.
The resulting furore reached the highest levels of Costa Rican government, which quickly persuaded RACSA to deal with the problem by terminating the accounts of its spamming customers and to draw up and implement an effective acceptable usage policy (AUP).
MailMeterV 2.0 is a non-invasive, email management system targeted at any size of business to address issues such as employee productivity, corporate privacy, legal liability, bandwidth consumption or non-compliance with a company's 'Acceptable Usage Policy' for email.
The simplest method is to establish and communicate company rules by creating an Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP).