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.


Clients can be added to groups as users or computers. Clients added as computers have security policies that relate to the computer from which the client is connecting to the enterprise network. For example, a computer in an open area used by multiple users could be assigned stricter security regardless of who logs onto it. See also client, global group, users.