A 5-page generic information security policy about monitoring and surveillance activities.
Both the organization and individuals have legal and ethical obligations and rights concerning electronic monitoring and surveillance of people and activities for information security and other purposes. This policy balances the privacy concerns and rights of individuals against the security and business concerns and rights of the organization in respect of electronic monitoring and surveillance. It notes legitimate reasons for the use of surveillance by the organization, and outlines controls to ensure that such surveillance complies with our legal, regulatory and ethical obligations. It prohibits the use of surveillance for illegitimate, illegal or unethical purposes, and requires workers to report surveillance-related incidents and suspicions for further investigation.
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Monitoring and surveillance policy
Policy template on monitoring and surveillance
See also the policies on:
- IT audit
- Privacy compliance
- Audit and security logging