Web Policies a Smart Move, Whether You Filter Or Not

John Storts
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Eight Tips for Creating a Social Media Policy

A list of points that you should consider while crafting your company's social media policy.

When reading Paul Mah's thoughts on Web filtering as applied to SMBs, it struck me that clear, established Web policies would be a good antidote (or at least partial solution) to the productivity losses, bandwidth consumption and security risks that unchecked use can cause. These policies are a good idea used in conjunction with Web-filtering measures, but they're especially attractive solutions in the absence of any Web-filtering software, which can be cost-prohibitive to many SMBs.


When it comes to creating rules for using the Web at work, whether for social networking or general Internet use, the Knowledge Network offers a wide selection of policies that you can adapt to suit your needs. Take a look at these sample policies and policy templates, contributed by IT professionals working in the public and private sector:

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