Define a Lan-to-Wan, Internet, and Web Surfing Aup That Restricts Usage of the Company’s Internet Connection and Permits the Company to Monitor Usage of the Corporate Internet Connection.

777 Words Mar 11th, 2013 4 Pages
Acceptable Use Policy
Luz Centeno
March 4, 2013
Prof. Cordero

Acceptable Use Policy To fully explain the acceptable use policy would mean to begin from the beginning, the user domain. The user domain is the employee or people within an organization who is granted access to the information system for the organization. There are roles and tasks, responsibility, and accountability that go into an acceptable use policy for the user domain. Within the user domain is the access of LAN to Wan, web surfing, and internet. LAN to Wan is the activities between LAN to Wan and firewalls, routers, intrusion, detection, and workstations. Web surfing determines what a user can do on company time with company resources. Internet
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It would be best to apply antivirus programs especially on emails and email quadrating to identify unknown file types and catch any unsafe programs trying to come into the organization. The ability to block outbound traffic that may be accessed during normal work procedures. Also to have some type of file transfer or monitoring on unknown files types received by employees. These programs will all assist in maintaining security and integrity for the organization’s sensitive information (Kim & Solomon, 2012). Web surfing on company time would be controlled by acknowledging and restricting which sites an employee will be able to access during company time. There will be type of filter that will determine if the website is allowed to be access and scanned to determine if there are any dangerous or unknown files that can hurt the organization’s system. With the internet part of the AUP would be to have a setting where if the employee decides to access internet sites not work related then they could be timed on the amount of time they can continue to view the sites. For instance, if an employee wanted to do some shopping on their break there would normally be a restriction to the shopping internet sites. However, there could be a monitoring program installed where the user would enter their username and password and it would give them an hour, forty-five minutes or thirty minutes of viewing