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ALSO CALLED: AUP, Acceptable Use Policy, Internet Usage Policies, Usage Policies, Web Usage Policies
DEFINITION: An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a policy that a user must agree to follow in order to be provided with access to a network or to the Internet. It is common practice for many businesses and educational facilities to require that employees or students sign an acceptable use policy before being granted a network ID. When you sign up with an Internet service provider (ISP), you will usually be presented  … 
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Workplace of the Future: DIY IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore the latest surrounding the trend of consumerization and uncover what your IT department can do to empower users while simultaneously protecting the organization.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Ten Principals of BYOD
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) considerations to keep in mind when composing a BYOD policy to ensure a productive and secure environment which allows your employees to use their consumer-based devices to complete day to day tasks.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

Fiberlink

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device – or Bring Your Own Danger?
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the major issues plaguing BYOD – from data loss and viruses to policy enforcement and lack of IT insight – and outlines ten strategic points you should include in your BYOD planning process to ensure success.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Mitigating Risk in a Mobile World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover why flexible architectures – such as cloud-based security services – can help your organization enjoy the benefits of enterprise mobility by mitigating its inherent risks.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Strategies for Managing Social Networking & Personal Web Use in the Workplace
sponsored by Total Defense
WHITE PAPER: Access to Web content in the workplace such - as social networking, streaming media and more - has become an increasing issue. This resource explores the risks and challenges of personal Web use as well as presents a business case for enabling appropriate use. View now to uncover key strategies that will help you protect your business.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Total Defense

Solution Note: Enabling the Secure Use of Facebook
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: With millions of users, Facebook offers significant opportunities for organizations to conduct research, execute targeted marketing, increase awareness and more. But enabling the use of Facebook introduces a number of security risks. In this paper, uncover how to reap the benefits of social networking while doing it in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Palo Alto Networks

The Top Six Risks of Employee Internet Use and How to Stop Them
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: Due to the serious nature of many threats, the Internet use of even one unmonitored employee on a single unmanaged system can ravage a company’s internal network, irrevocably delete critical data, and ultimately ruin the company’s ability to conduct business. Read this white paper to learn how to protect your organization.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 10 May 2010

St. Bernard Software

Protecting Credit Card Data: How to Achieve PCI Compliance
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the best way to achieve compliance by building a complete end-to-end PCI-capable solution.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Motorola, Inc.

10 Easy Steps for Email and Web Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
WHITE PAPER: Misuse and abuse of email and Web servers can create costly legal, regulatory, security and productivity risks for organizations. Read this paper to learn 10 best practices for maximizing compliance and minimizing email and Web risk in your org...
Posted: 02 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Symantec Hosted Services

Filtering the Spectrum of Internet Threats: Defending against Inappropriate Content, Spyware, IM and P2P at the Perimeter
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews how a perimeter network security appliance can be well suited for SMBs because it lowers total cost of ownership with rapid deployment and ease of configuration, and provides a secure and stable appliance-based solution.
Posted: 20 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

St. Bernard Software

Thinking inside the Box: Benefits of an Internet Filtering Appliance
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, learn the benefits of an appliance-based Internet filtering solution that provides corporations, government agencies and educational institutions with a cost-effective way of managing Internet access.
Posted: 20 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 May 2004

St. Bernard Software

The Powerful Technologies behind Best-of-Breed Internet Filtering
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the available filtering and classification technologies that can be deployed to secure your Internet access, while reviewing the advantages and disadvantages of filtering systems.
Posted: 20 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2005

St. Bernard Software
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ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES DEFINITION (continued): … An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a policy that a user must agree to follow in order to be provided with access to a network or to the Internet. It is common practice for many businesses and educational facilities to require that employees or students sign an acceptable use policy before being granted a network ID. When you sign up with an Internet service provider (ISP), you will usually be presented with an AUP, which states that you agree to adhere to stipulations such as:Not using the service as part of violating any lawNot attempting to break the security of any computer network or userNot posting commercial messages to Usenet groups without prior permissionNot attempting to send junk e-mail or spam to anyone who doesn't want to receive itNot attempting to mail bomb a site with mass amounts of e-mail in order to flood their serverUsers also typically agree to report any attempt to break into their accounts.
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