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.

access point

A network connection that allows a computer or user to connect to an enterprise network. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), wireless communications, and Remote Access Service (RAS) dial-up connections are examples of access points. See also end point, wireless access point (wireless AP).