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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by havensal, May 18, 2009.

  1. havensal

    havensal Nozzle Jockey CLM

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    I may have to write up an acceptable use policy for our computers and internet/email at work.

    Anybody have any suggestions or examples I could reference? :wavey:
     
  2. MMMII

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  3. havensal

    havensal Nozzle Jockey CLM

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    Dude, don't make me get Okie's brick. :okie: :tease:


    I am looking for something a little more down to earth, not some University or PC policy.

    Maybe even some some advice from those with experience. :wavey:




    <---- Has an idea of what he's doing and how to use Google. :cool:
     
  4. MavsX

    MavsX The Dude Abides

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    i got nothing
     
  5. MMMII

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    Just giving you a hard time...:uglylol:
     
  6. DoubleWide

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    Haha, I just used that on a friend today too. It's so true in this case. There's plenty of sample AUPs out there. Just adjust to what you need to avoid - gambling, private business on company time, porn, religion, politics, racist jokes, etc. and include a policy on what'll steps will be taken if there's problems.
     
  7. I never heard of a AUP for a business, but a security policy or just policy on use of computer and don't do this, and don't down load that, and blah blah blah.

    if you need a AUP for a business, than 1; your workers have no work imho and need more work or layoffs 2; you should invest into end-point controls 3; put them behind a proxy 4; install websense or 5; a combination of all 4.