part of managing compliance, an organisation has a need to monitor systems and usage, networks, communications, and areas. This policy defines the environment and circumstances that monitoring activities will be performed in, including the purposes and reasons for those activities.
Monitoring is an essential tool for gathering information, which may be used for a variety of purposes, e.g.
Capacity planning for expansion.
Fault investigations and incident handling.
Conformance testing against other policies and procedures.
Law enforcement requests.
Informs users of the extent that network activities, interactions, services, systems and communication methods may be monitored.
Identifies what information the monitoring processes may gather.