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.

incremental backup

In Backup Exec, the incremental backup methods back up files that have changed since the last full or incremental backup. An incremental backup can be based on archive bit or time stamp information. If the incremental backup is performed based on the archive bit, the archive bit is reset to indicate that the files have been backed up.

See cumulative incremental backup.

See differential incremental backup.