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.

Active Response

The ability to automatically block the IP address of a known intruder for a specific amount of time. The amount of time that a Protection Agent blocks an intruder’s IP address can be modified to any interval from 1 to 65,000 seconds.