Acceptible Use Policy

An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a document stipulating constraints and practices that a user must agree to for access to a corporate network or the Internet. Your organization should require that collaborators sign an acceptable use policy before being granted access to the network.

The Acceptable Use Policy should have ICT Security provisions in there, such as attempting to violate security policies, policy on installing personal software, licensing,...

Make sure the Acceptable Use Policy also has provisions for storage of business-critical data, data classification, data backup and data retention.



Have a written policy for end-users for storage of business-critical data.


Have a written policy on the installation by end-users of legal software.