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.

risk score

The percentage value of 0 to 100 for an asset that is calculated by computing the total Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability settings. Risk scores are used to compute the severity of a failure of a particular check for a given asset.