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.

incident

A security occurrence that requires closure. Incidents are derived from an event or a group of events that are generated by a security point product.

The actionable result of a triggered correlation rule. The product sets incident priorities based on business impact and system criticality. Incidents can have associated analyst notifications, work-flow tasks, and remediation guidance.

A security occurrence that requires closure. Incidents are derived from an event or a group of events that are generated by one or more security products.