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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

A Guide to MAM and Planning for BYOD Security in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, discover the strategies and tools available that will help you manage and secure bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile apps in your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

Fiberlink

The Ten Commandments 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.

Hitting the Information Governance and Compliance Sweet Spot
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide from SearchCompliance.com, technology law expert Jeffrey Ritter discusses the complications and benefits that arise between data governance and compliance rules.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

IBM

Salvation Army Protects the Integrity of Data and Global Brand
sponsored by Lumension
CASE STUDY: Protecting data integrity without hindering their care-givers and officers is paramount for The Salvation Army. This case study reveals how the organization implemented plug and play flexibility for their users with USB devices and mitigated potential data threats with endpoint security.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2007

Lumension

A CIO's Five-Point Plan for Managing Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell KACE
EGUIDE: Managing endpoint security is a major challenge for organizations. This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchCIO.com, offers a five-point solution for managing endpoint security for the hyper-connected enterprise – starting with data governance.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

Dell KACE

Secure Web Gateway Overview: Implementation Best Practices
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com unveils a number of best practices for implementing a web security gateway to help you get the most out of your investment. View now to learn more!
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 10 May 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Mobile Configuration Management Functions for Successful MDM
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide will help you get the most out of mobile configuration management. Read on to understand more about security certificates, local file encryption, proxies and more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

BYOPC Strategy: Policies and Problem Solving
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Creating a bring your own PC (BYOPC) policy before implementation is crucial to the success of the initiative. In this E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, get help creating a policy that fulfills your employees' and your organizations' needs alike.
Posted: 13 Dec 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Desktop Administrator's Guide to BYOD - Pros and Cons of BYOD
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EBOOK: BYOD and BYOPC can reduce costs, increase flexibility, and help keep your users happy. But to maximize the benefits and minimize the risk, it is essential to put the right policies in place. Read this E-Book to uncover the promises and pitfalls of these trends and how you can embrace them in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

Understanding Consumer Device Management and BYOD
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com provides you with the BYOD resources necessary to ensure a successful implementation, creation, and adoption. View now to learn more!
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

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

Tablets and Smartphones in the Enterprise: Risks and Management Concerns
sponsored by Fiberlink
EBOOK: This IT Handbook from SearchConsumerization.com offers a number of ways that you can incorporate BYOD into your company without compromising security – giving your employees what they want and keeping your environment safe and manageable at the same time.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Aug 2012

Fiberlink

The Desktop Admin's Guide to BYOD: Pros and Cons of BYOD
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EBOOK: Despite the fact that BYOD and BYOPC can reduce costs, add IT flexibility, and keep employees happy, they are not without issues. Check out this E-Book from SearchConsumerization.com to learn the promises and pitfalls of BYOD and BYOPC and discover how to successfully embrace them in your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Aerohive Networks

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

IT Handbook : Smartphones & Tablets in the Enterprise
sponsored by BlackBerry
EGUIDE: This IT Handbook from SearchConsumerization.com explores the growing trend of consumerization and how you can embrace it in your organization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Published: 10 Apr 2012

BlackBerry

Preventing Malware Attacks
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
EGUIDE: As new technologies emerge, so do new, and often defenseless avenues for malware attacks. In this expert guide, uncover proactive security measures for malware defense as well as gain best social networking practices for preventing social network malware.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

E-Guide: Physical Security Awareness and Smartphone Security Policy
sponsored by Kensington
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, gain key insight for establishing better physical security and employee awareness for device usage. View now to uncover best practices and technologies that can help you lock down devices, and how to put device responsibility back in the hands of the employee.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Kensington

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.

Email Archiving: Planning, Policies, and Product Selection - Chapter 2: Defining an Email Archiving Policy
sponsored by Symantec Corporation, created by SearchExchange.com
BOOK: Email archiving policies are the leading way to hedge against litigation of email misuse or questionable deletions. Read the second chapter of this email archiving ebook and get best practices on archiving policies, retention and staff responsibili...
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 | Published: 06 Jun 2007

Symantec Corporation, created by SearchExchange.com

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
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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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