Case Assignment: Email Policy

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Bus303: Module 1 Case Assignment
From: Shannon Wilson, Information Assurance Chief
To: ACME Employee’s
Subject: New Email Policy

ACME Employee’s,
This email is to announce a new acceptable email use policy that will take effect on 1 April 2011. All personnel, to include but not limited to employees, consultants, and others working with the company, who use the company’s email system, are required to comply with this policy statement. This policy is to inform all employee’s, within the company, how they are expected to use their company email accounts and what would constitute as misuse in your day-to-day working activities. Acceptable Email Use Policy-

The use of email by the employee’s of ACME is permitted and encourage as long as its use supports the goals, mission, and objectives of ACME. It is meant to be used for business purposes. Each employee must ensure they:

* Comply with current rules, regulations, and legislation * Use email in an acceptable way; limited personal use of email is allowed if in compliance with this policy and is reasonable in amount and does not interfere with work performance or business needs * Do not misuse the internet which can introduce unnecessary risk to the company Unacceptable Email Use Policy-

* Introducing any form of computer virus or malware into the company network * Forwarding company messages outside of the company network * Use of company systems to set up or work on personal businesses * Sending chain letters

* Visiting, distributing, or storing images or text that may be considered offensive, discriminatory, or abusive to others * Visiting, distributing, or storing images or text that may be considered pornographic, indecent, illegal, or obscene * Transmitting unsolicited commercial or advertising material * Efforts to break into the company’s confidential files * Unauthorized use of a password

ACME accepts that the use of email is a valuable and necessary business...
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