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.

customized library

A library containing custom IPS signatures that are created and stored in the Policy Library. A custom library can be used in addition to the Symantec IPS Library provided by Symantec. System administrators can add new IPS signatures and signatures from third-party IPS vendors responding quickly to new attacks. See also signature library, System Library.