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.

User name

The user name that is used for Windows authentication.

The user name used for Windows authentication.

A form of authentication that is in place to ensure that the user is authorized to use the services being requested. The user name also signifies the primary user or users of a particular computer.