Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

Definition - What does Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) mean?

Acceptable use policy refers to the rules of corporations, Internet service providers, organizations, etc., related to the use of computers, Internet, computer networks, and other similar resources. Acceptable use policy is also known as AUP.

Justipedia explains Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

In general, acceptable use policy means that users or employees should not access systems, which they are authorized to use. According to AUP, employees and users should only use the resources in accordance with their purpose and policy.

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