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.

OS Fingerprint Masquerading

Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection only. An advanced firewall policy setting that keeps programs from detecting the operating system of a computer running the Agent. When OS Fingerprint Masquerading is enabled, the Protection Agent modifies TCP/IP packets so it is not possible to determine its operating system.