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.

cumulative incremental backup

A backup that is scheduled by the administrator on the master server and backs up files that changed since the last successful full backup. All files are backed up if no prior backup was done.

For details on how incremental backups are performed for databases, refer to the documentation provided with your database agent.

See differential incremental backup.