In studying the Imperium, Arrakis, and the whole culture which produced Maud’Dib, many unfamiliar terms occur. To increase understanding is a laudable goal, hence the definitions and explanations given below.
—Dune, Frank Herbert
acceptable use policy (AUP): A policy that defines for all parties the ranges of use that are approved for use of information, systems, and services within an organization.
access control: The process of granting or denying specific requests (1) for accessing and using information and related information processing services and (2) to enter specific physical facilities. Access control ensures that access to assets is authorized and restricted based on business and security requirements.