Definition

consumerization policy

Contributor(s): Ivy Wigmore

A consumerization policy is a documented set of practices for managing the use of consumer devices and technologies within a given organization.  A consumerization policy defines acceptable use.

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A consumerization policy should specify:

  • What devices will be permitted and list any restrictions associated with their use.
  • The extent to which administrators will be able to manage devices and monitor their use while on the corporate network.
  • What – if any – funding for devices will be provided by the organization.
  • The extent of support for consumer devices.
  • Basic security awareness fundamentals.

See also: acceptable use policy, policy-based management, mobile device management

This was last updated in November 2011

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