A CDE Definition
Internet Usage Policy
The guidelines and instruction given to employees concerning the use of Internet facilities such as the Web, email and chat conferences. It stipulates all prohibitions such as access to pornographic sites, conducting illegal activities and sexual harassment. It authorizes who may communicate with members of the press, competitors and other organizations. Employees may be required to sign such a policy statement as a pledge to honor its principles or otherwise be dismissed. See policy management.
Enforcing the policy (rules and regulations) of the organization that pertain to information and computing. Also called "policy-based management," it mostly deals with database access and network resource issues: which users have access to what data and how network traffic is prioritized. See policy, COPS and information security.
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