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.

CIMOM Common Information Model Object Manager

An agent for Common Information Model (CIM) object requests. The CIMOM manages the CIM repository and tracks CIM objects between various sources and destinations. A CIM object is a representation of a managed resource, such as a disk drive, printer, or central processing unit (CPU).