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.

Intel AMT Intel Active Management Technology

A solution that is based in hardware and firmware and is connected to the system's auxiliary power plane. Despite the power state or the operating system state of the client computer, Intel AMT provides IT administrators with access to alerts, hardware inventory, power management, circuit breaker, and agent presence functionality. Intel AMT functionality requires the computer to be plugged into the power source and connected to the network. Intel AMT functionality does not require a software agent to be installed on the client computer.