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Gaming Policy

Originally Published:
Jul 2006

Computer games--including those installed from floppy disks, USB "thumb" drives, CDs, DVDs, or accessed online or as part of any massive, multiplayer network--present numerous risks to an organization's computers, servers, systems, and networks. In addition to hampering productivity, computer and online games could distract other employees from fulfilling job responsibilities, create security vulnerabilities, and introduce program incompatibilities that prevent legitimate applications from working properly. To increase productivity, simplify troubleshooting, better manage network traffic, and protect systems and networks, your organization can implement this Gaming Policy.

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