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.


To make a specified folder on the host or remote computer that is identical to a specified folder on another computer. Any files that are in the source folder are copied to the destination folder. Files that are in the destination folder that are not in the source folder are deleted from the disk. See also synchronize.