Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

ACL Access Control List

A list of permissions that is attached to an object. The list specifies who or what is allowed to access the object and what operations are allowed to be performed on the object. In a typical ACL, each entry in the list specifies a subject and an operation. In Intel AMT, ACL is a list of users and their access privileges.

The information that identifies specific users or groups and their access privileges for a particular file or directory.