Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Remote Access Policy

- 2019/04/09

Remote Access Policy:


The university's academic staff, students and others may need access to information services and internal resources from outside the campus. This policy streamlines the process, while making sure that all the communication is secure and is provided to valid users.


This policy applies to all employees, academic staff, students and others who may wish to access the university network remotely.


The objective of this policy is to ensure that the university identifies, develops and implements adequate controls for the management of risks associated with remote access.


Operational Policies and Procedures:

  1. Remote access must be used for only business purposes.
  2. Members of the university community shall only have access to the services that they have been specifically authorized to use.
  3. Access by remote users shall be subject to password authentication using the normal UQU credentials.
  4. Access to information services shall be through a secure log-on process.
  5. Access by remote users is subject to being recorded and monitored.