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.

routing agent

A program on the Internet that gathers information or performs some other service without your immediate presence and on some regular schedule. Typically, an agent program, using parameters that you have provided, searches all or some part of the Internet, gathers information you are interested in, and presents it to you on a daily or other periodic basis. Also called an intelligent agent.