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.

Client Task Agent

A sub-agent that runs on client computers. It accepts tickles from a task server and receives job and task information. It then passes this information to a handler and sends status information back to the task server. This sub-agent is installed automatically with the Altiris Agent.