[unisog] Organizational Policies

Micheal Cottingham micheal.cottingham at sv.vccs.edu
Wed Dec 14 20:04:52 GMT 2005

We use the built-in Windows option to display a banner prior to login
informing users that the computer is for use by students, faculty, and
staff only. We then have a login script that displays an agreement that
users have to click "I agree" to. I'd like to have it display "I agree"
or "I don't agree" but I don't have the sources to the original exe and
don't have the knowledge to write something like that in C++. I suppose
I could have a go at VB ...

Micheal Cottingham
Southside Virginia Community College
Network Security - Christanna Campus

Stasiniewicz, Adam wrote:

>At MSOE we have a mandatory laptop program, so when the users come to pickup their laptop they have to sign an agreement.  Within the agreement there is a blurb that the user will use the laptop within the rules of MSOE and CCSD.
>For other personal computers that a user might bring onto campus, we rely on our good buddies the Supreme Court.  It is my understanding that in one of their rulings an organization is given the right to monitor all the network activity of their users and take action based on it.  So we use that as the bases for dealing with other personal computers.
>Past that we don't have any other agreements/polices/etc that the user sees/agrees to. (But we do post our polices on our website.)
>Hope that helps,
>Adam Stasiniewicz 
>Computer and Communication Services Department 
>Milwaukee School of Engineering 
>From: unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org [mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org] On Behalf Of Chris Golden
>Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 3:12 PM
>To: unisog at lists.sans.org
>Subject: [unisog] Organizational Policies
>I am interested to know how you display your policies to your end users.  Is anyone doing pop-up/splash screens at login displaying the policy with accept/decline options?  Or are you just stating by logging on to the network you are accepting all network usage policies located at a certain website?
>It seems to me that having accept/decline options holds users more accountable. 
>Thanks for your help.  
>-Chris Golden
>Network Team Lead
>Lee University
>Information Services & Technology
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