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.

IP Internet Protocol address

A number that uniquely identifies a computer on a network or on the Internet. IP addresses for computers on a client-server network might change daily or more often. The address for a computer must be unique within a network.