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.

event aggregation

The process of grouping similar events to reduce event traffic and the quantity of events that are stored in the event database. Each Information Manager event collector performs aggregation according to the rules that you configure for that collector.

The consolidation of multiple similar events into a single event. Aggregation reduces event traffic and storage by sending a single event that reports the count of the similar events that occurred.