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.

universe entity

A permanent host entity created when Symantec Enterprise Firewall or Symantec Enterprise VPN Server is installed. The universe entity is similar to a wildcard and specifies the set of all computers both inside and outside of the Symantec Enterprise Firewall system. The universe entity’s associated IP address is